Rain develops today, and lingers into the evening. A generally unsettled pattern this weekend means cold temperatures and the possibility of snow on Saturday. Milder weather for early next week but more unsettled weather also approaches.
Upper level: A deep H5 trough approaches the region today and crosses trough the region friday and saturday. This is expected to weaken and depart in time for early next week.
Surface: Strong southerly flow out ahead of an approaching low and trailing cold front. The low center will track well north and west of Connecticut, but the front will approach this evening and the system gradually departs friday. A clipper system dives near or just to our south on Saturday and high pressure returns by sunday. A series of disurbances on a slow moving frontal boundary extends its influence in the beginning of next week.
Today: Mild, with rain developing. Highs upper 50’s Could be heavy at times, embedded thunder possible. A gusty south wind 20-30 mph.
Tonight: light rain possible otherwise cloudy and remaining mild. Lows upper 40’s.
Friday: Cooler as the day goes on. General cloudy with lingering rain showers possible. Highs near 50.
Saturday: Cold. Afternoon rain or snow possible. Can’t rule out light snow accumulations. Highs low 40s.
Sunday: Still Cold, becoming sunny. Highs near 40.
Monday: Warmer with increasing clouds. Highs upper 40s