Highs topped out in the upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon with a good amounts of sunshine . I hope you had a chance to go out and enjoy it.
Tomorrow will be a bit cooler with more clouds but still way above normal for this time of year as temperatures reach into the mid 50s. (Normal is about 38-40) We will make a run for the record high temperature of 59° set back in 1946, but I think we'll fall a few degrees short.
A cold front will arrive late on Monday. Out ahead of this front the southerly flow will increases. The squeeze of mild air will cause winds to become gusty. As this front draws closer rain will develop Monday afternoon or evening. The rain will become heavy at times and there may even be a rumble of thunder. We need the rain as we remain in an abnormally dry period for western Mass. We could pick up about an inch of rain or so.
Monday will be balmy with mild temps and gusty breeze! As this storm moves out It will still be mild. There's not much cool air behind this system. This means we can expect more 50+ degree readings through the middle of next week.
After Monday, our next chance for rain will be Thursday evening.
We will finally cool down on Friday and much more seasonable conditions will arrive for next weekend with highs in the 30s.
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