Sunny and warm on Monday, cooler by end of week

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A pretty spectacular weekend is leading to a return of Summer for the start of the work week.  Get ready for some beautiful New England fall foliage too, as the season tends to peak across Central New England this weekend.  The foliage is already past peak for Northern New England, but for us, you can expect moderate to near peak colors with the peak of the season coming late next week and weekend.
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Risley Reservoir, in Vernon Photo by Sue Jasion

Risley Reservoir in Vernon  - Photo by Sue Jasion

A lot of sunshine Monday, and just a few clouds, will warm us up to the middle 70s. How above normal is that? Our normal daytime highs should be in the low 60s, and we’ll reach that by the end of the morning commute.

We have a good chance of reaching and exceed 80° by the middle of the week when we could possibly tie or break of couple record highs.  The record high for Tuesday is 80° and  Wednesday is 82°.

A cold front will drop temperatures a bit on Thursday, but still mild for the time of year.  The front will stall south of New England and Connecticut on Friday with low pressure that could possibly deliver some much needed rain.  However, it's still a bit too early to tell just how much rain and for how long the event might last.


Forecast Details:

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a few showers. Lows in the 50s.

Monday: Chance for a morning shower, then partly sunny warmer. High: Low 70s.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, warm, near record highs. High: 77-82.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny with summer like temperatures continue.  High: 76-81

Thursday: Partly sunny, still mild.  High: 70.

Friday:  Rain likely. High: 60s.

Saturday:  Chance for showers or rain. High: 60s.

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