First Flakes for Some Thursday Night

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(WPRI) — Our next round of precipitation is on the way for Thursday evening night, While the majority of our area will see all rain, the first few snowflakes of the season are possible for some of us.

Rain moves in after 5PM on Thursday, turning widespread through the evening and early part of the night. After midnight, temperatures will start to drop, with a brief period of wet snow possible in northwest RI. Any flakes will melt as the hit the ground with no accumulation expected.

A few inches of snow are possible in northern New England, with potentially an inch in the Berkshires.

Dry skies, but sharply colder temperatures are on the way for Friday. Temperatures will be stuck in the 30°s through the day, with wind gusts 30-40mph. Feel like temperatures will be in the mid 20°s!

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How unusual is snow in November? Not that unusual. While our first trace of snow is, on average, on December 1, you don’t have to go back far to find a November snowstorm. In fact, our first measurable snowfall last year was on November 15, when we picked up 6″ of snow at TF Green Airport.

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