The heatwave has broken and the Berkshires can expect spring-like conditions will sun breaking through clouds but being interrupted by showers or thunderstorms throughout the weekend.  It might seem cooler than usual following the 90+ degree we experienced last week with highs in the low 70s on Saturday and upper 70s on Sunday.

If you are spending time outside on the golf course, mowing the lawn or out riding your motorcycle, keep an eye on the sky as thunderstorms can develop quickly.  If you do have some outdoor activities planned this weekend you should see enough sun to keep those plans with Mother Nature delivering nice weather for most of the weekend.

Below is the long-range Berkshire forecast from the National Weather Service…

Today

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind around 6 mph.

Tonight

Scattered showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday

Scattered showers, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

Sunday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday

A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday

A chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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