After a surge of heat provided much of the area with it’s first September heat wave since 1982, and two record highs in Boston, we end the warm weather today as a cold front provides plethora of clouds and a smattering of showers/thunder.  Those showers/storms still have plenty of humidity to fuel off of through the day, and that’ll mean a few downpours are possible for time to time, dropping a good soaking for the lawns and gardens.  We’ll also have to watch for localized flooding issues in some urban areas/poor drainage areas. Showers/downpours start isolated this morning, and tend to become more numerous throughout the day.  Temps late this morning reach the mid to upper 70s, then fall back into the upper 60s by late day as winds turn northeast and showers become more numerous. 

What about the Pats game?  Bring the rain gear.  While we’ll likely get some lulls in the action, if you’re there from tailgate to games end, you’ll likely catch some showers at Gillette.  Some of those showers could contain heavy rain as well. Temps at the tailgates start in the mid to low 70s and game time temps fall back into the upper to mid 60s from kickoff to games end.  

Rain lingers into Friday morning with wet roads for the morning commute before we dry out in the afternoon.  All said and done, most towns pick up 1-2" of much needed rain.  Locally higher amounts possible in areas that see slow moving downpours. 

Saturday is the pick of the weekend with some sun and temps near 80.  I don’t expect a washout Sunday, but scattered showers are possible with highs in the lower 70s.  

Monday, we could catch an isolated shower, but the transition to nicer weather begins in the afternoon.  That’ll set us up with another stretch of dry weather and sunshine starting Tuesday. 

Go Pats!!!!!!!!!

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