Weather Now: Cloudy Wednesday; Rain Arrives By Evening/Night

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Dry skies continue through most of the daylight hours of Wednesday. An area of low pressure off the Carolina coast will move north and arrive here by evening and especially Wednesday night with rain.

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Another dry morning and early afternoon on Wednesday with lots of clouds. A wave of low pressure will travel along a nearly stalled front off-shore, bringing some showers by the evening which then turns into heavier rain Wednesday night

WEDNESDAY FORECAST 3:00PM: Cloudy skies, mainly dry in most areas, cool with temps in lower 70s

WEDNESDAY FORECAST 6:00PM: Cloudy cool…a few lighter showers along the coast

WEDNESDAY FORECAST 11:00PM: Widespread heavier rain with downpours at times. Potential for some localized street flooding during the overnight and pre-dawn hours of Thursday

The showers continues on Thursday morning, with highs in the mid-70s.

There is the potential for some heavy rain and downpours between late Wednesday and late Thursday. Parts of southeastern MA and RI could see 1-3″ of rain. However, there will be a sharp divide between the “haves” and “have nots” for rain, depending on how far north and west the front drifts. We’ll be keeping a close eye on the radar during this time. A slight wobble in the front’s position will make a big difference.

Rain chances diminish Thursday afternoon and night with clearing skies and warmer temperatures returning on Friday.

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