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Janna's First Warning Forecast

Rain arriving tonight, then staying unsettled

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Showers moving in overnight, but they will only last through the early morning, so much of Tuesday is actually looking dry. Rainfall amounts of a quarter to half an inch are possible, which is much-needed. Skies will gradually clear through Tuesday afternoon and temperatures will warm back into the lower to mid 70s with some sunshine and a westerly breeze. 


Our sun may be short-lived however and we are looking more unsettled through the rest of the week and possibly the weekend as well. An upper level low moving south through the Great Lakes will continue its path and end up somewhere in the southern Appalachians by mid-week. This will allow for a northeast wind for us, which will keep clouds and cooler temperatures around. Patchy drizzle, morning fog and occasional showers are looking possible through Saturday or Sunday.  


Expect temperatures to linger around or slightly below normal with highs in the 60s and lows in the 50s. The end of the week forecast is still fairly uncertain in terms of how much cloud cover we see and if we are looking at more of a washout. For now, showers are most likely late Wednesday and Thursday, then occasional showers Friday and Saturday. The low should diminish by Monday, allowing for drier conditions.

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