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Today's Weather: Nicer Weather Wednesday Won't Last

As the sun set yesterday, we saw a few glimpses of sunshine an indication of a better day today. This nice weather won’t last, however.

There is more rain on the way tonight and early Thursday. April ended up a wet month with 6.38 inches of rain. There were plenty of days with rain, but a lot of the events came overnight, straddling two days. This is part of the reason why the 21 days with rain last month set a new record for most days with rain in any month.

Showers move back into the area overnight Wednesday. (Courtesy COD Weather)
Showers move back into the area overnight Wednesday. (Courtesy COD Weather)

Overnight showers will become numerous and then taper to a drizzle tomorrow morning. Temperatures will only reach the upper 40s tomorrow. Friday is a bit better with readings in the 50s.

There are a lot of questions for the weekend. There will be a area of clouds and precipitation south of New England. Exactly where this low-pressure tracks will determine the type of weekend we have ahead. I don't want to condemn the weekend just yet, nor do I want to get folks excited about sunshine and relatively mild temperatures. We're just going to have to wait a couple of more days before things become clear, if they do. Stay tuned.

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Wednesday: Clouds and some sun. Thickening clouds, maybe a shower later in the day. Highs in the 50s.

Wednesday night: A few showers. Lows 40-45.

Thursday: Lots of clouds, raw and chilly. A few morning showers. Highs in upper 40s.

Friday: Some showers are possible. Highs in the mid-50s

Saturday: Chance of showers. Partial sunshine and milder. Highs 58-64.

Sunday: Chance of showers. Highs near 60.

David Epstein Twitter Meteorologist
David Epstein is WBUR's meteorologist.

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