Metro Boston north, covering the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Northwest Suberbs: Including the cities of Saugus, Beverly, Gloucester, Newburyport, Lawrence, Lowell, Concord, Bedford and Woburn.
5 day outlook: A frontal boundary remains stalled south of New England. Showers and drizzle continue through today. Improving conditions on Friday and Saturday. A weak cold front passage may bring a chance of showers on Saturday. Fair weather builds into the region, as high pressure follows on Sunday and sets up offshore early next week…..Cool temperatures again today. The mercury rebounds into the 70’s Friday through Monday.
Regional radar: http://images.intellicast.com/WxImages/RadarLoop/hfd_None_anim.gif
Hurricane Katia is expected to begin her turn toward the north and the northeast during Thursday. She will pass well southeast of Cape Cod on Friday. Coastal locations can expect high surf and rip currents from the storm. The National Weather Service has continued with the High Surf Advisory for the coasts of eastern and southern Massachusetts. The advisory is expected to extend into this coming weekend. High+Surf+Advisory
Latest advisory on Hurricane Katia: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov
Thursday: Cloudy with periods of showers. Areas of patchy fog and occasional drizzle. Cool, high temperatures mid to upper 60’s. East to northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night: Becoming mostly cloudy, chance of a shower. Areas of patchy fog. Lows upper 50’s to low 60’s. East to northeast winds 5 mph or less.
Friday: Starts out mostly cloudy, areas of patchy fog. Gradual improvement, with partly sunny skies for the afternoon. Highs mid 70’s on the coast to around 80 inland. Winds north to northeast at 5 to 12 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows upper 50’s to low 60’s.
Saturday: Partly cloudy, chance of a shower. Highs in the low to mid 70’s along the coast, upper 70’s inland.
Saturday Night through Monday Night: Generally partly cloudy skies. Highs in the low 70’s coast to mid and upper 70’s inland. Overnight lows in the low to mid 50’s.
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