The temperature jumped into the mid to upper 50s away from the coast on Saturday afternoon. It was not as mild near the coast due to a gusty southwesterly wind off the chilly ocean. The wind will shift to the west-northwest bringing in colder weather for Sunday. Skies will be mainly clear Saturday night, with the temperature dropping into the mid to upper 20s by dawn. Sunday looks mostly sunny, breezy, and unseasonably cool with highs in the mid 30s. There will be a 15-25 mph west-northwest wind.
A storm moving out of the Southeast into the Mid-Atlantic will miss Southern New England on St. Patrick’s Day. Clouds will increase Sunday night, and a few passing flurries are possible near the coast by dawn. It will be very cold, with lows in the mid to upper teens. Monday looks partly to mostly cloudy near the coast with the chance of flurries – primarily in the morning. Inland, there will be some sunshine, but it will be cold, with highs struggling to reach 30.
The weather looks quiet Tuesday and Wednesday. It will stay cool on Tuesday, with highs in the 30s. There should be plenty of sunshine. Wednesday will feature sun and clouds, and highs in the low to mid 40s. Rain showers are possible Wednesday night and Thursday morning. It will be dry and seasonable Thursday afternoon and Friday. Highs will be in the 40s to low 50s. More rain is possible on Saturday.