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Today's Weather: A Slight, If Chilly, Improvement

The high Monday was 42 degrees, making it the coldest April 27 since the late 1800s. The storm that brought the rain and chilly weather has now moved into eastern Canada, but the clouds are going to linger for much of the day Tuesday. There could be some breaks of sunshine over central and western areas, but you should plan on a cloudy day.

Clouds keep temperatures cool today, but not as chilly as Monday. (Courtesy NOAA)
Clouds keep temperatures cool today, but not as chilly as Monday. (Courtesy NOAA)

The skies will clear will clear Tuesday night. I'm looking for temperatures to fall between into the 30s with the coolest air over the interior valleys, where a touch of frost is likely.

Wednesday features a blend of clouds and sunshine. We'll call it a break in the action. Readings will still be chillier than they should be this time of the year, but with the sunshine it'll feel quite nice.

We will see some showers on Thursday, and then I think we'll see a break in the rainfall for the afternoon. But another area of showers moves in for Friday.

This next area of rain will be accompanied by milder temperatures, especially on Friday when it will get near 60. This is at least more typical for the first couple of days in May.

Saturday morning remains a bit of a question mark. We could see some showers and clouds to start the day, but the trend will be for better weather. It looks mild on Sunday, with readings getting in the 60s and nearing 70.

You can follow my updates here and on Twitter @growingwisdom.


Tuesday: Morning rain or snow showers. Some late day breaks. Highs 45-50.

Tuesday night: Clearing and chilly. Lows 32-36.

Wednesday: Sunshine and some clouds. Highs 52-57.

Thursday: Rain in the morning. Highs near 55.

Friday: Showers. Highs nearing 60.

Saturday:  May shower in the morning. Sunshine and clouds. Highs near 62.

Sunday: Mild with sunshine. Highs 65-70

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

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