Winter arrived in Southern New England on Saturday with unseasonably mild weather. Highs were well into the 50s in all of Southern New England. The high temperature at TF Green Airport was 59 degrees, just one degree off the record for the date. It will stay very mild Saturday night. There will be patchy fog with lows in the upper 40s to low 50s. It may be even warmer on Sunday, with record high temperatures possible throughout Southern New England.
It will be a partly to mostly cloudy day, with showers possible by late in the day. Highs will be in the upper 50s to low 60s. Showers are likely Sunday night. It will stay mild, with lows in the upper 40s to low 50s. The wind will shift to the north on Monday as a cold front eases through Southern New England. After a mild start, the temperature will fall through the 40s during the afternoon. Rain showers will continue off and on through the day.
The rain showers may end as a few snow showers from north to south late Monday night. The temperature will fall into the upper 20s to low 30s by dawn Tuesday. It will be partly cloudy and colder on Tuesday. Highs will be in the low to mid 30s, but it will feel colder because of a 10-15 mph northerly wind. There is the slight chance of snow showers or flurries on Christmas Eve as a weak disturbance moves from the Great Lakes to Southern New England. It will be a cold night, with lows in the teens to low 20s on Christmas morning.
Christmas Day looks sunny and cold, with highs in the upper 20s to low 30s. It will stay chilly Wednesday night. Lows will be in the low to mid 20s Thursday morning. Thursday should be partly sunny, with highs in the 30s.