Dry start Friday morning with increasing clouds. A few light rain showers by late afternoon and evening. Some steadier rain later Friday Night. Coastal storm Saturday will bring widespread rain and strong wind gusts. Rain will change over to brief period of wet snow late Saturday afternoon and early evening across northern suburbs and higher elevations north and west of Providence. Some small accumulations possible in those locations.
OVERNIGHT HOURS THRU 6AM FRIDAY
We end the work week with a partly to mostly cloudy day on Friday. While it looks dry through “most” the daylight hours, a few light showers are likely by late afternoon or early evening. Rain will turn steadier and heavier later Friday night into Saturday
THIS WEEKEND: Stormy Saturday, Rain Wind And A Little Snow/
A coastal storm will bring another round of widespread rain and gusty winds. Strong winds gusts are expected, along with the potential for localized street flooding in heavier downpours. Some gusts may top 40-50 mph, especially at the coast. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2.5″ possible. Highs in the 40s.
A WINTER STORM WATCH has been issued for areas along and north of the Mass Pike on Saturday. Areas shaded blue have the higher risk of getting several inches of snow Saturday PM
Rain, wet snow and wind continue early Saturday night. Lows in the 30s.
Sunday looks dry, windy and cold with partly sunny skies. Highs in the low 40s with northwest gusts 30-40 mph.