There is some real irony in today’s forecast because the last time the area was as warm as today is forecast to be was just before Thanksgiving and the next day, a large snowstorm hit. Today will be toasty warm and spring-like but tomorrow, we track the rain/snow line once again.
Let’s focus on today first. Highs will be very warm and springy, above average as a matter of fact, and will rise into the 60’s for most with 70’s possible in interior southern New England. Another very spring-like phenomenon will occur today as well which is the sea breeze. This means the immediate coast will be confined to upper 50’s/low 60’s while 20 or 30 miles inland temps will be in the mid to upper 60’s.
I’ve decided to try a demo of a new map system today so zoom into your location and click for a localized forecast for today’s high temps. If all goes well today, I may add other variables like clouds or precip chances as time goes on but for now it’s in demo mode. Feel free to let me know what you think in the comments!
As for precip, today it should stay in MA and points south as the first wave along a stalled front moves almost due east today. Clouds will mainly hold off north of Portland for most of today leading to very pleasant conditions in the north. MA and points south should expect rain showers to be heavy at times with an isolated rumble here and there.
Looking ahead to tomorrow, expect rain starting in the morning across the north with precip at the onset all rain, everywhere. However by mid-morning, the mountains will be changing to snow from top to bottom and by mid afternoon, the rain snow line should be crashing SE through the foothills. The coast is unlikely to see flakes as it looks like we’ll run out of precip before the cold air arrives. Several inches of accumulation are expected in the mountains where a winter weather advisory has been issued. ‘
The pattern looks to stay relatively warm but unsettled for most of the next week.