The last week of April will bring a mix of sun and cloud, and occasional rain showers before welcoming warmer weather on the first day of May next weekend.
After a weekend of abundant sunshine and pleasant temperatures, the Boston area will cool down a bit and bring occasional showers.
The National Weather Service predicts the work week will begin Monday with partly sunny skies and highs of around 58. The temperature will rise a bit to a high of 61 on Tuesday, although rain is expected to start after 3 p.m. and continue until Tuesday evening.
The NWS predicts the rain will continue through Wednesday morning but will clear up by noon and bring a high of around 57. Thursday will be partly sunny with highs near 56 and wind gusts up to 16 mph during the daytime. There will be a little more wind on Thursday evening, with gusts up to 23 mph.
Concluding the week, Friday will bring sunny skies and highs near 60. Looking ahead, AccuWeather Boston is predicting a mostly dry weekend. Next Saturday will be mostly cloudy with possible showers and highs of 55. Next Sunday, the first day of May, is expected to be warm and sunny with highs of 61.
While New England enjoys generally pleasant spring weather, other parts of the country continue to experience widespread storms, flooding and blizzards.
“Pretty benign conditions for southern New England this weekend as the central part of the country faces active weather,” the NWS office in Boston said. tweeted Saturday.
The NWS says a strong storm system will produce blizzard conditions across the northern plains this weekend, with additional snow in the Rocky Mountains. Parts of the Plains and Midwest of the United States will be hit with widespread showers and storms, including the potential for flash flooding.
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