Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
350 PM EST Thu Jan 19 2017

High pressure began to build towards Southern New england for this
Thursday. however, despite high pressure building east, skies
remained mostly cloudy across the region. High temperatures today
were generally in the low to mid 40s across the region.

High pressure will crest over the northeast on Friday. With high
pressure dominating the regions weather skies will be mostly sunny.
Temperatures will be above normal for the last day of the work week
with highs in the mid to upper 40s on Friday.

The high will shift offshore Friday night and behind it clouds will
increase across the region and a few showers or flurries may spread
across southwest Connecticut and southern Rhode Island.

Looking to the weekend, high pressure over Quebec will build south
across New England providing dry weather for Saturday. Afternoon
temperatures on Saturday will top out in the 40s, but it will be
slightly cooler on Sunday with afternoon highs in the low and mid
40s. Mornings lows will average in the 30s. There will be a chance
of some showers late in the day on Sunday.

A large storm system lifting out of the southern plains could bring
rain to our region Sunday night, Monday and Tuesday, however a
wintry mix of precipitation is possible at the on Monday. Strong
easterly winds could also impact our region with this large storm,
especially across eastern Massachusetts. The storm heads out to sea
on Wednesday, promising dry weather in its wake.


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