Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Boston, MA
AWUS81 KBOX 032030
Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
330 PM EST Sat Dec 3 2016
Under scattered cumulus clouds this afternoon, blustery northwest
winds blew across the region ahead of a large high pressure area
moving in from the west. Afternoon temperatures topped out in the
upper 30s to mid 40s, but wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph made it feel
nearly 10 degrees cooler.
It will become clear tonight with lows dipping back into the 20s and
low 30s. Northwest winds will continue to stir across the region
blowing 10 to 20 mph, with some higher gusts across Cape Cod.
On Sunday, the high pressure area will build over New England
providing mostly sunny skies but colder temperatures. Afternoon
highs will only rise into the mid 30s to low 40s while northerly
winds blow 5 to 15 mph.
The high will move east of our region Sunday night. Clouds will be
on the increase while temperatures fall back into the 20s and low
By Monday morning, an upper level disturbance will aid in bringing a
chance of snow to our region. Afternoon temperatures will rebound
into the mid 30s to low 40s, changing any snow to the chance for
High pressure returns to New England Monday night and Tuesday
providing dry conditions. Lows Monday night will average in the 20s,
while highs on Tuesday top out in the mid 30s to low 40s.
Looking ahead, low pressure moving off the mid Atlantic coast may
wrap some mixed light rain and snow across Southern New England late
Tuesday night into Wednesday night, though timing and track remain
uncertain. An arctic front crosses the region late next week
resulting in colder temperatures arriving next weekend.