After A Spectacular Week, Rain Returns

 After A Spectacular Week, Rain Returns

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It’s one of those weeks where I could have come in on Monday, recorded a forecast, and let it run all week long. Just an unbelievable stretch of beautiful weather, as we can see when the tropics aren’t a factor in September. We’ve got a little more of this weather heaven to go, before changes move in for the weekend.

All you need to know about tonight is that you should get a camera for 6:40-7p. A nearly full Harvest Moon will come up almost in exact conjunction with sunset, which means it’ll be a photographer’s dream. Here’s one great shot from Michael in Haverhill last night.

After some patchy morning fog, tomorrow looks fantastic once again. Abundant sunshine will help boost temperatures into the upper 70s to near 80, with somewhat cooler temperatures at the coast with light sea breezes developing. Whether you’re going for a hike, a stroll along the water, round of golf, or just sitting in a chair – Friday will be a day to soak in. One of those ‘top ten’ New England days!

Then comes the weekend. The main story will be a cold front slowly pushing in. Saturday may start off with some low-level cloudiness, which will break apart heading into the day. Then our attention will be the rain pushing across New York State and western New England. As of now, the timing looks to bring these showers in just a touch after sunset. In any case, rain chances with this slow-mover will be highest between 10p Saturday and Noon Sunday. Instability looks fairly limited, so lightning and thunder won’t be a major concern.

For the Patriots, tailgating may indeed be wet. There’s a decent chance that the rain will head east by kickoff, but stay tuned for updates on …read more

Source: CBS local Boston