Cool, fall-like conditions blanketed the state this morning, with temperatures in Central Massachusetts falling to 35 degrees. Temperatures will rise through the morning, bringing daytime temperatures to around 70. Skies will be sunny all day, and humidity will remain low, according to the National Weather Service.
A weak sea breeze will develop today and will reduce temperatures a few degrees along the coast. Clouds will creep into the region overnight, and temperatures will dip into the 50s. A few brief showers are possible after midnight, according to the Weather Service.
A warm front will move into the region Tuesday, with summer-like temperatures likely until Friday. Tuesday will be partly cloudy, with isolated showers likely in northern Massachusetts before 2 p.m. Skies will partially clear in the afternoon, and temperatures will crest around 80 degrees. Intense wind on the southern coast could bring gusts up to 25 miles per hour. Dew points will shoot up into the 60s, and conditions will remain humid overnight. Temperatures will hover around 70 overnight, according to the Weather Service.
“We could get the first 90 degrees on Wednesday after none in August,” said William Babcock , Weather Service meteorologist. “Dew points will also peak around 70.”
Chances of showers and thunderstorms will increase overnight, especially in Western Massachusetts.
Humidity levels will remain high Thursday, and temperatures will moderate slightly into the low 80s. Showers and thunderstorms are likely after 5 p.m.
“As it appears now, a cold front will approach Thursday evening,” Babcock said.
The hot, humid weather will vanish Friday and remain fall-like into the weekend. Skies should remain clear and sunny until at least Monday, and high temperatures will hover in the 60s, according to the Weather Service.Jasper can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @Jasper_Craven