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Major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, blizzard conditions to Northeast

A storm system off the East Coast will continue to strengthen as it develops into a major nor'easter on Monday. As the storm moves up the coast, it is expected to bring snowfall of 1-3 feet or more to many parts of the Northeast through Tuesday evening, including New York City and Boston. Strong, gusty winds will combine with the snow to create blizzard conditions along and near the coast.
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7 Day Forecast

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

Low: 21 °F

Tuesday

Heavy Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Heavy
Snow

High: 23 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 14 °F

Wednesday

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

High: 25 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 10 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 30 °F

Thursday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 26 °F

Friday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 36 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Snow with areas of blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 21. Windy, with a north wind 31 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Snow with areas of blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -4. Windy, with a north wind 26 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 10pm, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow between 10pm and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -1. Blustery, with a northwest wind 14 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Wednesday Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 10. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
  • Thursday Night Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Friday Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Friday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 22.