Near record cold this morning for much of southern New England will exit tonight, but we'll go below freezing again for another frosty start Friday. Typically the last frost in the local area is mid May to Memorial Day, so we've got several weeks for more potential chill.
High pressure will remain in control in the northeast giving us sunshine through tomorrow, but clouds return Saturday as a couple of low pressure systems pass close by. We may see some Saturday drizzle or a brief light shower. Easter Sunday and Patriots' Day (Marathon) Monday look dry and seasonal with showers returning by Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued A FLOOD WARNING in effect for the CT River at Montague and Northampton as well as areas south of Springfield. Both locations may reach 1 to 2 feet above flood stage. Minor flooding is expected throughThursday. but the Connecticut will recede in the coming days.
Thursday: 99% Sunshine, High near 50.
Tonight: Moonlit sky. Another frosty one. Low near 32.
Outlook: Clouds and spotty showers Saturday. 55-60.
Easter Sunday: Sun and clouds, pleasant near 60.
Forecast prepared by Meteorologist Nick Morganelli
Cold frosty start
Spot shower, drizzle
Pleasant and cool