A high pressure system will bring dry and seasonable weather until at least Thursday afternoon. Conditions will be sunny today, with a high near 65, according to the National Weather Service.
“We are confident the state will see seasonable, nice conditions through Thursday,” said Rebecca Gould, weather service meteorologist. “From Thursday night through Monday there is a lot of uncertainty, but we will see scattered showers during that time.”
Humidity levels will drop through today, in stark contrast with Monday’s mugginess. A strong northwest wind will develop, bringing strong gusts along the coast and the Cape and islands. Skies will remain clear overnight, and temperatures will drop into the 40s around Boston. Western Massachusetts could see nighttime temperatures in the 30s, prompting a frost advisory for Franklin County, according to the weather service.
The sun will continue shining Wednesday, with a high near 61 degrees. An east wind will develop through the day, bringing gusts up to 11 miles per hour. Temperatures will fall into the 40s overnight, and clouds will develop.
Thursday will begin mostly sunny, though clouds could thicken through the day. Temperatures will remain seasonable, around 61. Precipitation is likely overnight, beginning around 10 p.m. and lasting through much of Friday.
Friday will be mostly cloudy, with rain possibly lasting into the night. Daytime temperatures will hover in the mid-60s and fall into the low 50s overnight.
As it appears now, the weekend will see mixed conditions. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 64. Sunday could see more clouds and a chance of showers, though sunshine is likely. Temperatures Sunday will again crest in the mid-60s. Jasper can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @Jasper_Craven