Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
853 AM EDT Sat May 28 2016

During the overnight it was mainly clear and mild with lows in the
60s. Some convection fired up toward sunrise across Block Island,
Martha`s Vineyard and Nantucket, as well as their surrounding
coastal waters.

With high pressure centered offshore today, a west to southwest wind
will continue to pump summer like air across Southern New England,
with temperatures this afternoon promising to be the hottest of the
holiday weekend. Under partly to mostly sunny skies, afternoon highs
will range from the mid 80s to low 90s. But across the south coast,
Cape Cod and the islands, winds off the water will provide slightly
cooler afternoon temperatures in the 70s to low 80s. Despite a
slight risk for showers or thunderstorms, expect dry conditions
across the region today.

A back door cold front will begin to drop down across the region
from the north tonight. Lows tonight will still be mild. Across the
east coast lows will be in the upper 50s to low 60s, and the west,
range in the 60s.

On Sunday, the back door front will remain draped across the region
causing a dramatic range in temperatures. It will be another hot day
across the interior with highs in the mid to upper 80s. But over the
eastern third of the region, highs will only range in the 60s and
70s. Skies will average out to be mostly cloudy. There will be the
chance for afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms across
Western Massachusetts and Western Connecticut.

On Memorial Day Monday, showers are likely with possible
thunderstorms, due to the remnants of a tropical system over the
Carolinas feeding northward. This tropical moisture could produce
locally heavy rainfall. Afternoon temperatures will average in the

Looking ahead, dry conditions with warm afternoons follow Tuesday
and Wednesday, but unsettled weather may return by the end of next


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