The Latest: Warmer but still rain, wind for Boston Marathon
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the weather forecast for Monday’s Boston Marathon (all times local):
Boston Marathon organizers say they’re now expecting significantly warmer temperatures for Monday’s race — along with plenty of rain and wind.
After warning runners and spectators to prepare for bone-chilling temperatures in the 30s, the Boston Athletic Association says it now looks like morning temperatures will be in the 50s and could rise into the 60s by afternoon.
The association noted wryly Friday: “The weather in New England can change significantly from day to day.”
Last year’s race was plagued by rainy, windy and generally miserable conditions. The 123rd edition won’t be much better, but the risk of hypothermia appears to have eased.