You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Saturday weather expected to be ‘absolutely gorgeous’

Pleasant weather predicted for Friday is likely to carry over through the weekend.

National Weather Service

Pleasant weather predicted for Friday is likely to carry over through the weekend.

Sunny skies and moderate temperatures will carry through the weekend and into early next week, the National Weather Service said.

“Saturday’s going to be the better of the two [weekend] days, that’s without a doubt,” said Alan Dunham, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

Continue reading below

Today the region can expect clear, sunny skies and high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. Tonight the skies will likely stay clear while temperatures fall to the low 60s.

Saturday will be “an absolutely gorgeous day,” said Dunham. The sun will likely be out again for the duration of the day, with comfortable temperatures in the upper 70s.

Sunday will bring “a little more in the way of clouds ... we’ll have to watch that forecast a little more,” Dunham said. For now, the weather service is calling for partly sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid-70s.

“Right now, it’s looking like precipitation should stay south and east of the Greater Boston area,” Dunham said. Nantucket has the greatest chance of showers during the day.

Western Massachusetts “should be in pretty good shape,” with “a little more sunshine than Boston.”

Early next week is expected to be dry as well, Dunham said.

“Mostly sunny skies for Monday and Tuesday,” he said, “and a little more humid.”

Kiera Blessing can be reached at kiera.blessing@globe.com.
Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.