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A sunny and seasonable end to the week

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A quiet get away day is on tap today with some sunshine and seasonable temperatures. A cold front will bring some rain to the region on Christmas Eve Day before sunshine returns for Christmas.

Lots of sunshine is on tap for Friday as high pressure builds into New England. This will allow for a quiet weather day with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s and a lighter breeze. Clouds will be on the increase tonight with lows dropping back into the lower to middle 20s. 

Our next cold front will come into the area on Saturday. At the start of the day, we have a brief window of seeing a few snowflakes, but we will turn to rain fairly quickly. Rain showers are expected into the mid-afternoon with some wet snow possible in the Berkshires and hill towns. Christmas Eve day will be cloudy and chilly with highs in the mid to upper 30s.

High pressure to our north will allow for drier weather Christmas Eve and Day, but we stay chilly with highs Sunday in the low 40s with mostly sunny skies.

With the jet stream staying well to our north next week, most storms will be a miss for us in terms of snow. We may see some rain Monday evening into Tuesday morning, then we get hit with a colder shot of air for midweek-but nothing too dramatic.

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