Summer officially kicked off earlier this week and with the arrival of the first full weekend of summer we should experience typical New England weather for this time of year.  Everything from sun, showers, thunderstorms with highs in the low to upper 80s.

According to National Weather Service Saturday will be on the cloudy side with thunderstorms later in the day.  Sunday is expected to be the brighter of the two weekend days with sun and highs in the upper 80s.  Below is the long-range forecast for the Berkshires from the National Weather Service…

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph.

Saturday

A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday

Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

 Monday

Sunny, with a high near 89.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Tuesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday Night

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

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