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New England Refreshed With Cool Temperatures

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    Cool Temperatures and Rough Seas in Store Sunday

    Today (Saturday): Mostly sunny. Pleasant. Highs in the 70s. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the 50s to near 60. Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds, spot shower. Highs in the 60s and 70s.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019)

    Our refreshing airmass continues today with cool temperatures and low humidity. Highs are running 5 to 8 degrees below normal over much of New England.

    Onshore wind is now present, keeping towns near the coast rather cool, mainly in the 60s. The wind is also responsible for a moderate risk of rip currents on the beaches.

    A small craft advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday for the South Coast, Cape Cod and the Islands due to the stiff northeast wind.

    Our weather will be pretty much copy-and-waste Monday, with a blend of clouds and sun, a spot shower and cooler near the water. We'll have highs in the 60s along the coast, with 70s inland. Wednesday, the humidity starts to increase a bit and temperatures also rise into the upper 70s.

    By midweek, a tropical disturbance will pass south of Nantucket, so we will keep a close eye on it — for now, it is expected to stay off shore, but it could also mean building swell/surf for beaches along Southern New England.

    A front will also approach from the west, so our rain chances climb Wednesday into Thursday. Our 10-Day First Alert Forecast takes us out to Labor Day weekend which features a mostly sunny sky both Saturday and Sunday with a chance for a stray shower on the holiday itself with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s.

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