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Sunshine Starts the Weekend; Showers Possible for Father’s Day

It's unclear exactly where and when it will rain, but the driest weather should be at the south coast and in northern Maine

We are squeezing in a super Saturday, then a so-so Father’s Day.

There’s quite an energized pattern crossing North America, with many boundaries and little energy centers. Saturday we managed to sneak a small high-pressure system with sunshine for most of New England that lasts until about sunset.

The wind is fairly gusty from the southwest, that will keep the south coast in the 70s, but inland we are 80 to 85°. Mostly sunny skies will start to fade behind clouds this afternoon in northern and western New England. The sunburn factor is a 9 out of 10, with high tide this morning and a low tide this afternoon. With the approaching full strawberry moon, the tide is running strong.

Low pressure tracks across New England Saturday night and Sunday, that means showers and thunderstorms are likely Saturday night in Western in Northern New England, then in Central New England Sunday. It's unclear exactly where and when it will rain, but the driest weather should be at the south coast and in northern Maine. And some of the rain may come down heavily for short time.

We don't anticipate rain all day Sunday, but there may be a few spots to get more than 1/2 inch, with the threat of a thunderstorm also. Our Father’s Day high temperature will be in the 70s, though it may cool into the 60s when and where it rains. Wind will be diminishing Sunday.

Thereafter we have a weather boundary stuck right over New England, rather cool air in southeastern Canada, and warm and humid air to our south. This boundary, also known as a stalled front, means that each day we can see at least a few showers or a thunderstorm.

We lean a little warmer and dryer for Monday, and then Tuesday may be a little cooler and wet, we’re talking 70s, and then maybe 60s.

Though we do put showers in the forecast nearly every day, there are plenty of dry periods in between, and temperatures running seasonable mostly in the 70s.

Hopefully we can shake this pattern a little bit for next weekend, as we see here in our First Alert 10 Day forecast.

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