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Scattered showers, drizzle and fog tonight, then dry Wednesday

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Some very beneficial rain fell today across western Mass with many seeing a half inch to an inch of rain! This won't cancel the drought of course, but it does help ease it a bit. Tonight we are still seeing a few showers around, but most of the rain has moved to our north. Patchy fog and drizzle are possible overnight, otherwise we stay cloudy and cool with lows nearing 40 by dawn.


As you head out the door Wednesday, expect a good amount of cloud cover. Clouds will gradually decrease as low pressure continues lifting back to the northeast. High pressure will build back into New England, bringing quiet weather and milder temperatures. A ridge of high pressure in the East will also allow temps to moderate from Wednesday to Saturday. 


While we are dealing with tranquil weather across the Northeast through Saturday, the Midwest will be dealing with a powerful area of low pressure that will bring the first snow storm of the season to the Inter-mountain West and northern Plains. This low will track east across the Country and arrive in New England by Sunday. We will get breezy and warm ahead of this system with highs in the 60s possible Friday, then more clouds move in Saturday. Rain showers and colder temps return Sunday with this low and some mountain snow showers are possible Sunday night into Monday morning!

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