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From Record Warmth to Snow?

From Record Warmth to Snow?

Hopefully everyone enjoyed the warm sunny day we had yesterday, because this weekend brings a return to more seasonable conditions. The preliminary climate report from the National Weather Service indicates that yesterdays recorded high temperature of 69°F at Logan Airport was a whopping 23°F above normal. It broke the previous record for December 3, which was 65°F set back in 1932.

Today we will be under the control of a weak high pressure system and the temperatures will still be slightly above normal, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 51°F (11°C). Saturday will bring cooler temperatures with a high of 43°F (6°C) and cloudy skies. A low pressure system currently forming off the mid-Atlantic coast could bring us wet conditions late on Saturday night. With a low of 32°F (0°C), some of this precipitation could be in the form of sleet or even possibly snow. Any accumulation, however, would be minimal. The precipitation should end by Sunday morning, leaving us with a partly cloudy day with temperatures around 40°F (4°C).

Extended Forecast

Today: High of 51°F (11°C). Mostly sunny. West winds at 5–10 mph.

Tonight: Low of 35°F (2°C). Cloudy. West winds at 4–6 mph.

Tomorrow: High of 43°F (6°C). Cloudy. West winds at 10–15 mph. Low of 32°F (0°C). Rain/wintry mix possible late at night.

Sunday: High of 40°F (4°C). Partly cloudy. Northwest winds at 10–12 mph.

Monday: High of 44°F (7°C). Partly cloudy. West/southwest winds at 5–10 mph.