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Boston 7-day forecast

todayFebruary 5
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy50 °/37 °
monFebruary 6
Intermittent Clouds
Intermittent clouds48 °/27 °
tuesFebruary 7
Cloudy40 °/34 °
wedFebruary 8
Intermittent Clouds
Intermittent clouds51 °/37 °
thursFebruary 9
Showers45 °/42 °
friFebruary 10
Partly Sunny
Partly sunny51 °/34 °
satFebruary 11
Showers40 °/30 °

Previous weather stories

Here’s what happens to your body in subzero temperatures

From frostbitten fingers and toes to reduced lung immunity, this is how doctors say the cold can affect different parts of your body.

Forecast | Dave Epstein

Record cold set to arrive overnight, with the windchill most dangerous between Friday night and Saturday morning

The peak cold will occur early Saturday morning. In Boston, there’s no doubt the record low of minus 2 degrees set back in 1896 is going to be shattered.

See current temperatures from towns across New England

As a frigid airmass descends on Massachusetts Friday, we’re tracking how temperatures are plummeting across the state.


🥶 It’s about to get dangerously cold outside

It's a good day to give every kid two warm baked potatoes to use as hand warmers.

Bitter cold is closing in on Boston. Here’s how to stay safe.

The arctic air sweeping into the region on Friday could bring the coldest snap Boston has experienced in years. You still have time to prepare.

Boston, other Mass. public schools, will close Friday due to dangerously cold weather

Chicopee, Holyoke, Framingham, Springfield, Westfield and Worcester have also canceled classes for Friday.

Frigid temperatures pose threat to homeless residents, Boston officials warn

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu declared a cold emergency and Governor Maura Healey’s office said South Station will stay open overnight this weekend as a last option for people to escape the bitter cold.

Tell us your thoughts about the incoming cold

Now that we’re about halfway through winter, what do you think about the extreme cold temperatures that are moving in?