BOSTON (CBS) – Nicely, it is official. Boston broke a document low from 1882 this morning when mercury dropped to 37 levels. Temperatures have already began to recuperate, however central and western Massachusetts are nonetheless chilly.
Regardless of the nippiness within the air this morning, the sunshine will push temperatures to almost 60 by the mid-50s by the afternoon. Regular highs presently of yr ought to be within the mid-1960s. At the very least westerly winds will not be as gusty as yesterday, however a breeze of 10-20 mph is anticipated. Benefit from the dry and brilliant situations at the moment.
Tonight we’ll keep clear when the wind will get mild It’ll be one other chilly night time with lows within the 30s. For those who stand up early Thursday, ensure to try the waning moon earlier than dawn (5:23 a.m.) for an additional nice view of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars. A cool sight!
WARM UP LATE WEEK
By the top of the week, the jet stream will shift northward, permitting seasonal and gentle air to circulation into New England. The excessive stress will shift south of New England on Thursday and the winds will shift to the WSW. Temperatures will lastly rise nearly above regular within the mid to late 1960s. It appears dry proper now, however the clouds will improve in entrance of a heat entrance approaching the realm in a single day.
Showers are prone to be Thursday night by way of Friday morning. If the nice and cozy entrance lifts north, temperatures will rise into the 1970s. The query is how far north can get earlier than it stalled in New England. Some components of southern New Hampshire might get caught north within the 1960s with even cooler situations. Sultry air will even seep into the realm, making it really feel extra like late spring with the upper humidity. If a chilly entrance strikes into the realm within the afternoon and night, there’s a threat of extra showers and remoted storms. A few of these thunderstorms may be extreme in western Massachusetts, southern New Hampshire, and Vermont, with noxious gusts of wind, hail, and even a quick rotation. The entrance will vacate the area on Friday night with enhancements for the weekend.
We’ll dry out for many of the weekend. On Saturday there are principally sunny to partially sunny situations with temperatures within the 60s on the coast, however inland temperatures can method 70 levels. Sunday will get a bit cooler within the mid-1960s, however that’s seasonal for this time of yr. Clouds will improve in entrance of our subsequent system for early subsequent week, with the danger of some late day showers. There’s a probability of rain Sunday night time by way of Tuesday when low stress strikes by way of the realm.
In the meantime, within the tropics … hurricane season formally begins on June 1st, however a subtropical despair or storm is anticipated to type off the southeast coast this weekend. It would not look like a giant drawback proper now as the rules rotate at sea, transferring northeast throughout the western Atlantic and staying nicely south of New England early subsequent week. As of now, the one affect on our space could possibly be some massive waves and tough browsing on our shoreline early subsequent week.