Weekly Outlook: February 6-12, 2023

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Blizzard of 1978. Nothing remotely similar is expected this week.

The Blizzard of 78 is still the storm that all snowstorms are compared to across this region. Image provided by NOAA.

We start the week off with a few showers across Cape Cod as low pressure passes well to the south of the region. Despite the cloudcover, and it’ll be another mild day. Tuesday will be a little cooler as high pressure builds in, but temperatures will remain above normal for early February. Another front approaches at night with some rain or snow showers possible. High pressure returns for Wednesday with dry and mild conditions once again. Another system moves in on Thursday with more rain, possibly starting as a little sleet or snow north and west of Boston. Friday looks to be quite mild with partial sunshine, but another system quickly follows for Friday night into early Saturday with more rain, possibly some snow well north and west of Boston. High pressure builds back in on Sunday.

Monday: More clouds than sun any lingering showers across the Cape and Islands end early, becoming breezy. High 43-50.

Monday night: Becoming clear to partly cloudy, breezy. Low 18-25.

Tuesday: Early sun, then clouds return. High 34-41.

Tuesday night: Cloudy with a few rain or snow showers possible during the evening, clearing late at night, breezy. Low 27-34.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High 44-51.

Thursday: Plenty of clouds with showers likely, possibly mixed with snow to start well north and west of Boston, breezy. High 44-51.

Friday: Partly sunny and breezy. High 50-57.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, breezy. more showers, possibly mixed with snow, especially north and west of Boston. High 38-45.

Sunday: Plenty of sunshine, breezy again. High 33-40.

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