A high pressure system will remain over New England through the first part of the week, after which a low pressure system ushers in a few rounds of showers mid-week. Conditions should dry out by Friday, bringing seasonable conditions through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
“We have to put up with a chance of showers mid-week, but conditions for most of the week look nice,” said Alan Dunham, weather service meteorologist. “We will see more cloud cover mid-week, but we will still get some sunshine on those days as well.”
Today will be sunny, with temperatures reaching into the mid-60s. A sea breeze will develop after noon, cooling temperatures a degree or two along the coast. Clouds will develop overnight, but rain is unlikely. Temperatures will fall into the 50s, and a light south wind will develop, according to the weather service.
Tuesday will remain sunny, with temperatures cresting near 70 degrees. Clouds will develop overnight, and some showers will develop over the ocean during the night. These showers could move into Southeastern Massachusetts late Tuesday into Wednesday.
Showers could persist into early Wednesday morning, but most of the day should be dry. Clouds will blanket the state, and temperatures will reach slightly above normal, at around 64 degrees. The chance of rain will ramp up Wednesday night, but no intense showers are expected.
Wednesday through Thursday. The best chance of showers for the week will be Wednesday night. There could be a chance of showers Thursday morning, but its only a 30 percent chance.
Conditions will dry out Thursday, with plenty of sunshine and temperatures creeping up near 70, according to the weather service. Clouds will develop overnight as temperatures fall to around 50.
Friday be will be sunny, with temperatures hovering in the mid-60s. Rain is unlikely Friday through the weekend, as dry and seasonable conditions linger through the state. Saturday and Sunday will be partly sunny, with temperatures in the low 60s, according to the weather service.
“For the weekend we will see partly cloudy skies and seasonable temperatures,” Dunham said. “It’s shaping up to be a great weekend.”