Good Thursday Morning….
Dry weather now will extend through early Thursday evening. A developing coastal storm brings rain and increasing wind late Thursday night (11pm) and especially on Friday. (details below)
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Coastal Storm Expected Late Thursday Night Into Friday
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The daylight hours of Thursday will stay dry. Our next storm system arrives “late” Thursday night into Friday. The storm track supports a widespread soaking rain for southeastern New England. Rain will fall throughout the day on Friday, leading to slower travel, and east and southeast winds will be strong. Sustained winds of 15-25 mph are likely along with gusts 35-45 mph. Some isolated gusts to 50 mph are possible along the coast.
THURSDAY EVENING 7:00PM
FRIDAY MORNING 10:00AM
FRIDAY EVENING 6:00PM
Wintry weather, including accumulating snow is expected in higher elevations of far western and central MA , including the mountains of northern New England. More significant travel impacts will be in the Berkshires and northern New England where accumulating snow is likely. Ski country in Vermont and New Hampshire could see as much as 12-18 inches of snow. Here in southeastern New England, it will be mostly rain
WHAT TO EXPECT IN RI AND SOUTHEASTERN MA
- Rain: 1.0″ to 2.0″
- Wind: East-southeast gusts 35-45 mph, strongest at the coast. Isolated gusts to 50mph
- Impacts: Slow travel, localized street flooding for both morning and evening commutes Friday
The rain later Friday night (after midnight) will mix with or change to some light snow showers before tapering off on Saturday morning.