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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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Rockport MA

7 Day Forecast

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

Today

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

High: 38 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 16 °F

Saturday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 21 °F

Saturday
Night

Windy

Windy

Low: 13 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 24 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 10 °F

Monday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 17 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: 4 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Snow. High near 38. Light and variable wind becoming north 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Tonight Snow. Low around 16. Wind chill values as low as -1. Windy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Saturday Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a northwest wind 29 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as -3. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
  • Sunday Night A chance of snow, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Snow likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.