Weather Now: Dry, Not As Cold Through Thursday; Frigid This Weekend

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Today will feature a mostly cloudy start, followed by some afternoon sunshine. Milder with highs in the mid 40s and much lighter winds than yesterday.

FRIDAY FORECAST:

Off-shore storm looks like a miss, but it will at least graze our area with light rain to snow showers, especially across southeastern Massachusetts/Cape. Despite the storm being well offshore strong gusts expected on Cape and Islands where a HIGH WIND WATCH is in effect Friday

HIGH WIND WATCH FOR CAPE COD AND ISLANDS FRIDAY: Northerly gusts of 50-60 mph on the Cape. Further inland gusts to 40 mph expected across Rhode Island. New Bedford will see gusts to 45 mph

FRIGID AIR RETURNS FRIDAY NIGHT AND WEEKEND

Saturday will be sunny but very windy and frigid. Highs around 20° but wind chills running well below zero. especially during the morning

SUNDAY FORECAST

SUNDAY AFTERNOON 12:00PM: Sun to increasing clouds, very cold and dry during the afternoon and early evening hours.

LATE SUNDAY NIGHT, NEAR MIDNIGHT: Wet snow moving in with some small accumulations during the overnight hours. At this point the storm track favors wet snow changing sleet and windswept heavy rain by Monday morning. The exact track of storm will determine when and where rain snow line will set up. Potential for very strong “damaging” wind gusts late Sunday night into Monday morning with high impact on travel. New data coming hinting at gusts up to 60 mph by Monday morning

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