Boston: Rain to End the Weekend, Then Cold for New Year's

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
December 28, 2013; 1:45 AM
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After a brief warmup this weekend, winter weather will return in time for the new year.

While Sunday will bring temperatures reaching into the 40s, a storm coming up the coast will put a damper on outdoor activities and travel by the end of the day.

Fans heading to the Patriots/Bills game at Foxboro, Mass., Sunday afternoon should expect wet weather to move in.

Just before it's time to ring in the new year, a cold front will sweep the I-95 corridor and bring back the chilly air.

While highs will be close to 40 on Monday, temperatures will take the plunge again Monday night.

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The weather will be much more like winter Tuesday with temperatures forecast to reach only the mid-20s.

For those ringing in the new year with fireworks at Boston Harbor, RealFeel® temperatures will dip into the single digits.

A major storm with snow could affect the area before the end of next week.

In northern New England, actual temperatures may stay below zero during New Year's Day.

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