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Today's Weather: Enjoy This Spring-Like Monday. The Warmth Won't Last

After a weekend that featured temperatures in the 40s and 50s, things are going to get even milder today. This will be the final warm, sunny day in a string of what has been spring-fever-inducing weather.

You can thank — or curse — the fact that all the cool air has been locked up in Canada for a while. Although, we did have temperatures a little below average last week, this has been one of the warmest meteorological winters (December to February) on record.

Temperatures will be well into the 50s Monday, with some 60-degree readings likely. (Courtesy of WeatherBell)
Temperatures will be well into the 50s Monday, with some 60-degree readings likely. (Courtesy of WeatherBell)

We have two little storm systems affecting us this week. The first will bring clouds and a few showers Tuesday; the second will bring a little more rain Wednesday into very early Thursday.

There is no risk of any frozen precipitation with either of these systems, although the wet roads will slow down any commute.

Heaviest rain should occur Wednesday night, before clearing takes place Thursday. When the system moves north of us, it will drag down much colder air.

After nearly a week of above average temperatures, we will go back to below average on Friday, and remain that way through the upcoming weekend.

I still don't see any snow that looks significant in sight — although, until we get past the middle of April, more could always appear. We are now fast approaching the time when any snow that may fall would melt quite quickly anyway.

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Monday: Generally sunny, very mild. Highs 55-61.

Monday night: Clear, then cloudy. Lows 34-39.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, a few showers. Cooler. Highs 40-45.

Wednesday: Cloudy, rain redevelops. Highs in the lower 40s.

Thursday: Early rain, then partly sunny. Blustery. Highs 45-50.

Friday: Sunshine and cold. Highs 35-40.

Saturday: Mainly sunny. Chilly. Highs in the 30s.

Sunday: Partial sunshine. Highs near 40.

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


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