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Coastal low to bring gusty winds and periods of heavy rain to New England while moderate to heavy rain is expected to linger in the Pacific Northwest and northern California

A coastal low will slowly intensify before moving out of the New England area. Increasingly heavy rainfall will impact the region through Friday. In addition, winds will increase and seas will become rough as the storm gradually intensifies just off the coast. Out west, a cold front approaching the Pacific Northwest will bring moderate to heavy rain to Washington, Oregon and northern California.
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Dorchester MA

7 Day Forecast

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

Today

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 55 °F

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 52 °F

Thursday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Heavy
Rain

High: 60 °F

Thursday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 51 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

High: 58 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 48 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 60 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 48 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog. Low around 52. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Thursday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 1pm, then Patchy fog after 5pm. High near 60. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers likely, mainly after 8pm. Patchy fog before 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Friday A chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 61.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.