HAPPINESS: A WARM DOG & A WARM FRONT

harleyHarley, the nine-month-old English Bulldog greeter at the Old World Shaving Co., enjoys the relative warmth of yesterday’s temps from her perch on an antique shoeshine stand.

Let’s see: temperatures in the teens late last week and through most of the weekend, shooting up to about 30 degrees yesterday, and aiming higher today and most of this week.

At this rate, we’ll be in Rio in no time, right?

Um, not quite, according to the National Weather Service. Still, it won’t be arctic.

Today: Sunny, with a high near 35. West wind around 11 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind between 5 and 11 mph.

Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain between 3pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind between 3 and 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday: A chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10am and 11am, then a slight chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west between 10 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Saturday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.