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A Place in the Sun

A Place in the Sun

After this past weekend’s cooler weather, we can expect temperatures to rise for the next few days. A high pressure system is keeping the New England skies clear, so look forward to plenty of sun on this beautiful September afternoon. The lack of cloud cover and subsequent radiation cooling will contribute to an overnight low in the lower 50s°F.

While we bask in the pleasant weather, storms are brewing elsewhere in the country. A cold front cuts across the upper Midwest, accompanied by moderate rainfall and scattered thunderstorms around the Great Lakes. As the week progresses, the system will be swept north and east, moving into Canada and away from Boston.

For the near future, high pressure will remain over the New England region, prolonging our current state of fair weather. The warming trend will continue through Wednesday, resulting in a daytime high in the low 70s°F. Another brisk night will give way to a balmy Thursday, when temperatures will reach the 80s°F before cooling again.

Extended Forecast

Tonight: Brisk, with clear skies. Low 51°F (11°C).

Wednesday: Sunny and warmer. High 71°F (22°C).

Wednesday night: Scattered clouds. Low 59°F (15°C).

Thursday: Significantly warmer, mostly sunny. High 80°F (27°C).

Thursday night: Partly cloudy. High 61°F (16°C).

Saturday: Hail … to the victors! Penn State 17, Michigan 21.