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All systems are GO for Patriot’s Day activities such as the reenactment of the Battle of Lexington, the Red Sox game at Fenway Park and, of course, the Great Boston Marathon.
Before the arrival of the cold front, strong southerly winds will blow at 20-30 mph with a few gusts approaching 45-50 mph this afternoon to early evening. A Wind Advisory has been posted by the National Weather Service. Scattered showers will become more widespread and downpours will occur through the evening.
After last evening’s rainfall, we ended up with a stellar Saturday with sunshine sending temperatures close to 70 degrees. At 3:59 pm, Boston’s high of the day was recorded at 69 degrees which matches yesterday’s 69 for the warmest so far this year.
After yesterday’s 52-62 degrees, it was colder today with highs in the lower to middle 40s and tomorrow will be even colder thanks to the passage of another cold front today. The cloudiness is exiting so tonight will turn out mainly clear with a decreasing wind.
It actually turned out quite mild today with high temperatures generally between 52 and 62 degrees. Boston’s high of 57 was 9 degrees above the average high for this date but not even close to the record-smashing 83 degrees of 2 years ago today.