World and Nation

Chilly weather sticking around for the week

Below normal temperatures will be common across our area in the coming days. No significant southerly surface winds are expected this week, keeping cool polar air in place. A low pressure just to our southeast will slowly strengthen tonight just offshore. As it does, we could get some spotty precipitation today and into the overnight hours. Given the cold temperatures some snow could fall tonight, before the low departs towards Canada on Wednesday. Following the low a high pressure will slowly build off the Carolina coast and bring clear weather back to New England. The high’s southerly flow looks somewhat weak at this point, hence it will keep cool air over the northeastern U.S. through late week. Wind speeds should also remain fairly calm as the high moves closer. So despite cool temperatures, wind chill readings will not be significant even during nighttime hours.