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Forecast: Chilly Friday Will Give Way To Weekend Warm Up

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A dry start to the morning will be accompanied by an increase in clouds throughout the day. It’s opening day at Fenway Park and even if you aren’t fortunate enough to attend the game, spring is in the air.

Temperatures today will feel more like football season weather rather than baseball season weather. Around 2 p.m. this afternoon temperatures will be in the lower 40s, not very conducive for the "Boys of Summer," but certainly a more typical early April day.

There are showers in the forecast, but they should hold off until after dark tonight. Most of the rain activity will likely occur after midnight as a weather system crosses the region.

Any rain will end quite early Saturday, and I expect clearing to take place during the morning, leaving us with a nice afternoon. While it will be raw and chilly today, it will be mild Saturday. Highs over the weekend will reach the 50s to near 60 degrees.

Sunday is a breezy and dry day with an abundance of sunshine. Temperatures once again will be in the 50s with a few spots nearing 60 degrees for an hour or two in the afternoon.
Our next chance of rain arrives Monday night. This looks to bring a healthy dose of rain with a half to one inch of rainfall. Tuesday may start wet, but the trend will be for drier air to take over during the day.

Today: Some sunny breaks with clouds increasing. Raw and chilly with highs in teh lower and middle 40s. Warmest away from the coast.

Tonight: A period of showers or steady rain late at night, ending toward dawn. Lows 38-44 degrees.

Saturday: Early clouds then clearing and breezy. Milder in the afternoon. Highs 55-60.

Saturday night: Mostly clear and chilly. Lows in the 30s.

Sunday: Lots of sunshine. Highs 53-58.

Monday: Morning sunshine then increasing clouds. Highs 55-60.

Tuesday: A chance of rain early, then clearing late in the day. Highs in the 50s.

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David Epstein is WBUR's meteorologist.


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