Second half of weekend to feature wintry, wet weather

The upcoming weekend will feel like a tale of two seasons, with Saturday featuring mostly sunny skies and cool temperatures, while Sunday will feature a sloppy mix of snow, sleet and rain through much of the day.

High pressure will bring Massachusetts plenty of sunshine on Saturday and allow much of the region to see highs well into the 40s. Light winds with the increasing March sun angle will make for a rather comfortable afternoon given our recent stretch of unseasonably cold weather.

After sunset on Saturday, temperatures will drop into the 20s to around 30 at the coast.

A storm system will bring a wintry precipitation mix overnight, which will change to rain from around daybreak through midday Sunday.

The storm will begin as snow overnight, transitioning to snow and sleet around daybreak Sunday.

Rain, snow and sleet will become mostly rain by lunchtime Sunday, with temperatures reaching the lower 40s.

Most of the area will see very small snow accumulations before the precipitation begins to change to sleet and rain.

Precipitation should move out of the region by sunset on Sunday.

Dry and seasonal conditions will return on Monday, then cooler air will return to the region on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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