Ashley Shook and Adam Strzempko
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Memorial Day weekend is expected to be warmer than average in western Massachusetts.
The average high temperature for this time of year at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee is 76 degrees and our average low temperature is 53 degrees.
Skies will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s Thursday afternoon. It will be a breezy day with north winds gusting over 20 mph at times. There’s a chance for some frost in some areas late Thursday into Friday morning.
A Frost Advisory is in effect for northern Berkshire County from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. Friday.
Friday will be another nice day with lots of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. It’s looking like the sunshine and warmer temperatures will be with us through Memorial Day weekend.
A look at the 6 to 10-day temperature outlook, which takes us into Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer and it’s going to feel like summer. Over most of the country, it is expected to be warmer than average. The cooler air will be over the south but in the Northeast, it is expected to be warmer than average.
As far as precipitation goes, it’s looking wet over the western part of the country but in the Northeast, it is expected to be drier than normal as we head into June.
7 Day Forecast
According to AAA, over 42 million Americans are expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend.