A warming trend is in store for the Boston area this Memorial Day weekend, but the daily dose of showers will continue.
Yet another shower or two will dampen Boston through Sunday, followed by the continued chance for a shower or thunderstorm on Memorial Day.
A gradual warming trend is in store for the Memorial Day weekend, however.
Highs on Sunday are forecast to reach near 70 before temperatures soar to the lower 80s on Monday. Humidity will remain low, preventing the holiday weekend from also feeling sticky.
While much of Memorial Day is likely to be free of rain, there is the risk of spotty thunderstorms in the morning and again late in the day. Exactly how warm it gets on Monday will depend on the amount of sunshine.
Those heading to the beaches will want to pack the sunscreen. Although warmer air will move into the region, water temperatures remain rather chilly and may be too risky to enter.
Temperatures will drop back to normal on Tuesday with an even cooler Wednesday likely to unfold.
Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski contributed to this story.
Thunderstorms and soaking rain will threaten Memorial Day ceremonies, cookouts and vacations for millions on Monday.
Potent thunderstorms will target part of the Plains during a time when many will be outdoors celebrating Memorial Day.
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, and elevated temperatures will waste no time in surging back into the northwestern United States this week.
Despite no longer being a tropical storm, Bonnie will continue to spread downpours across the Eastern Seaboard of the United States into Memorial Day.
Rainy weather will help to lessen the severity of the drought around Colombia and Venezuela in the coming months while drier-than-normal conditions make matters worse for the drought in Chile and northeastern Brazil.
Rain will hold off moving into South East England on Monday’s bank holiday, allowing for dry weather to prevail across the United Kingdom.
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