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Today's Weather: Dry And Seasonable Ahead Of Friday Showers

We will see a lot of clouds for today with a bit of sunshine and cooler temperatures. It's been very dry as of late but that will change during the day Friday, as a dual frontal system with rain and some steadier downpours move into the region.

First, we will see rain from a warm front as temperatures rise well into the 50s and even lower 60s. There may be a break in the action before the cold front precipitation arrives later in the afternoon, bringing more showers.

Showers arrive Friday morning and come to an end by the evening commute. (Courtesy)
Showers arrive Friday morning and come to an end by the evening commute. (Courtesy)

Although there could be a few heavier downpours, most of the rain looks to be under half an inch. As a matter of fact, many places may stay under a quarter of an inch of rain — and we do need the rainfall.

Behind this system, it will turn cooler — especially on Sunday, when readings will stay in the 40s. There will be a moderating trend next week, although, just how warm it gets is still a bit of a question.

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Thursday: Clouds, some sunny breaks. Highs 45-50.

Thursday night: Clouds and chilly. Lows 35-40.

Friday: Period of showers. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.

Saturday: Cooler with sun and clouds. Highs just under 50.

Sunday: Partial sunshine. Highs 43-47.

Monday: Sunny and chilly.  Highs 40-45.

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

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