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REGIONAL WEATHER STORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
400 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

SKIES AVERAGED OUT TO BE MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON...EXCEPT LOW CLOUDS BLANKETED SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AND
SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS. WITH HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED WELL
OFFSHORE...BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUED TO BLOW A WARM AND MUGGY
AIRMASS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. HIGHS TOPPED OUT IN THE 80S
TODAY...BUT ONLY IN THE MID 60S AND 70S ACROSS THE SOUTH COASTS OF
RHODE ISLAND AND MASSACHUSETTS...INCLUDING CAPE COD AND THE ISLANDS.

INTO THE EVENING HOURS...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
COULD SPILL INTO NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT AND WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...OTHERWISE FOR TONIGHT SKIES WILL BE PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LOWS RELAXING BACK INTO THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. ALONG
WITH LOW CLOUDS SETTLING OVER THE SOUTH COAST...AREAS OF FOG COULD
BECOME COMMON.

ON THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL PREVAIL ALONG WITH WARM AND MUGGY
CONDITIONS. HIGHS WILL TOP OUT IN THE 80S WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES
ALONG THE SOUTH COAST. SKIES WILL BE PARTLY TO MOSTLY
SUNNY...HOWEVER LOW CLOUDS WILL HANG TOUGH BLANKETING THE SOUTH
COAST. AS A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE.
IT WILL TURN SLIGHTLY COOLER ON THURSDAY NIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE MID
50S TO LOW 60S.

LOOKING AHEAD...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION ON
FRIDAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE WITH SEA BREEZES DEVELOPING
ALONG THE COASTS. UNDER SUNNY SKIES HIGHS WILL TOP OUT IN THE MID
70S TO LOW 80S...BUT SEAS BREEZES ALONG THE EAST AND SOUTH COASTS
WILL CAP HIGHS IN THE LOW 60S TO LOW 70S. FRIDAY NIGHT WILL SEE
TEMPERATURES FALLING BACK INTO THE MID 50S TO LOW 60S UNDER MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES.

BY SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL RETURN ESCORTING WARM AND HUMID
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION. HIGHS ON SATURDAY WILL WARM INTO THE
UPPER 70S TO LOW 80S WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES ALONG THE SOUTH COAST.
THERE IS THE CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE SATURDAY AND EARLY SUNDAY WITH WIDESPREAD
BENEFICIAL RAIN LIKELY AHEAD AND ALONG IT. BEHIND THE FRONT...IT
WILL TURN MORE SEASONABLE ON SUNDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOW
70S.

COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK AS
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER NEW ENGLAND.

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KAB


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