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Great Stretch of Weather Upcoming!

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

After a windy and chilly day yesterday, today was much calmer with lighter winds and moderating temperatures. This afternoon will not be as sunny as it was yesterday. Temperatures still rose into the upper 60s and low 70s.

The upper level low responsible for the wind and chill will continue to move away.  It is being replaced by a weak system that is passing south of western Mass. This feature will only bring cloudiness and a light shower or two.  Most of us will remain dry as we head into the evening.

Another weak wave of low pressure will slide south of us tonight so here may be a spot shower overnight with leftover clouds into tomorrow. High pressure will work in by tomorrow afternoon giving way to mostly sunny skies. Overall Wednesday is looking nice and very comfortable. Temperatures will top off near 70.  This high pressure air mass will stick around through at least Friday. This means both Thursday and Friday are looking nice with sunny skies and comfortable temps.

There is a slight case for a few sprinkles on Thursday afternoon. Just a few hundredths to a tenth of an inch of rain on Thursday afternoon possible.  

It looks as though things will stay dry through most of Saturday. Some moisture may try to work its way up the coast for Saturday night into Sunday. The jury is still out on whether or not this will happen so the second half of the weekend is still looking a bit fuzzy.

There is a chance for quite a bit of rain possible on Monday and Tuesday as two back-to-back coastal storms threaten. It's still early so stay tuned.  

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