SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Warm and humid weather will continue today and tomorrow with the chance for a shower or thunderstorm. Drier and cooler air moves in the for end of the weekend.
Today will be a humid day with temperatures topping out in the upper 70s and lower 80s. We will see mostly cloudy skies throughout the day. A few scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon into this evening. Another mild and muggy night is on the way with lows in the middle 60s.
Spotty showers continue overnight into Saturday morning with temps holding near 70. A cold front will approach southern New England Saturday morning or afternoon and the timing will determine our severe risk. With a morning passage, expect mainly showers with a rumble of thunder. In the afternoon, storms are more likely and some may be severe-this is still something we are working on.
Humidity takes a big dive Saturday evening and night and we turn comfortable for the next several days. Patchy clouds linger Sunday with highs in the 70s. Spotty showers are possible Sunday midday, but we shouldn’t see much. Skies clear Sunday evening and we get sunny skies Monday to Wednesday thanks to strong high pressure! Night time temps slip into the 40s Sunday and Monday nights. Temps returns to the mid 80s Wednesday, then showers and storms are possible by Thursday.