Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Boston, MA
AWUS81 KBOX 092100
Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
355 PM EST Fri Dec 9 2016
It was mostly sunny across the region this afternoon, except for
some scattered clouds across central and western Massachusetts and
Connecticut. Afternoon temperatures averaged in the 30s but
northwest winds blowing 15 to 25 mph made it feel like it was in the
For tonight, arctic air will settle overhead making for a cold
night. Lows will fall back into the teens under mostly clear skies.
Northwest winds will continue to stir overnight but decrease to 10
to 20 mph.
Dry conditions and unseasonable cold will continue Saturday and
Saturday night. Highs on Saturday will only top out in the mid 20s
to low 30s under mostly sunny skies. It will be mostly clear
Saturday night with lows dipping back into the teens.
A storm system will approach Southern New England from the west on
Sunday. It will be dry for most of the day despite increasing
clouds, and it will be cold with temperatures only rising into the
upper 20s to upper 30s. By Sunday evening, light snow will begin
spreading across our region becoming a wintry mix by Monday morning,
with rain along the coastal plain. The precipitation will come to an
end in the early afternoon. This storm will likely bring a plowable
snow for points north and west of Providence and Boston.
Looking ahead, it will be dry and cold on Tuesday followed by
another round of a wintry mix of precipitation on Wednesday. Beyond
mid week, another surge of arctic air arrives for later in the week.