A Mosaic of Clouds, Sunshine and Showers in Store for Boston

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
October 17, 2013; 4:20 AM ET
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A couple of rounds of showers will swing through the Boston area from Thursday into Friday morning.

First a front, then a weak storm riding along the front will swing through the area, producing the sporadic rainfall.

Despite the seemingly wet offing, the vast majority of the time will be free of rain through Friday. Total rainfall through Friday morning is likely to be around one-quarter of an inch.

When the rain falls, most of it will not be heavy. However, with any downpour in urban areas, there is a risk of brief poor-drainage area flooding and travel delays.

In between the showers, the sun can peek out.

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Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal most days into the weekend. During the middle of October, daytime highs average close to 60 with nighttime lows in the middle 40s.

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