Spring arrived with relatively mild weather in Southern New England. The temperature reached 50° for only the fifth day this month. The decent weather should continue into the weekend. Friday will begin with clear skies and lows near 30. It will stay sunny during the day, and the temperature should reach the upper 40s to low 50s. There will be a gusty 15-30 mph westerly breeze.
Saturday also looks mild, with highs in the low to mid 50s. It will be partly cloudy with the chance of a passing rain shower, but most of the day will be dry. Sunday will feature sunshine in the morning followed by increasing late-day clouds. It will be cooler, with highs in the low 40s. There is an outside chance of snow, especially near the coast, Sunday night. Right now, it looks like the storm will stay south of Southern New England, and we’ll keep an eye on it.
A bigger storm is possible in the middle of next week. Before it threatens, cold and dry weather will prevail during the start of the workweek. Monday and most of Tuesday should be dry and unseasonably cold. Highs will only be in the 30s, and lows will be in the low 20s. A storm will develop off the Southeast United States coast on Tuesday. It will head north-northeast through the Atlantic Ocean, and may come close enough to bring snow and wind to Southern New England. Tuesday night and Wednesday.
The storm is still five days away, and it’s likely the projected track will shift west or east. If it moves east, then there will be a minimal impact in Southern New England, with a few snow showers and continued very cold weather. If the storm track shifts farther west than Southern New England could be looking at a major wintry storm with the potential for heavy snow and strong winds. We will continue to watch this forecast very closely and keep you updated at rightweather.com.