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REGIONAL WEATHER STORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
320 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015

DESPITE A COLD FRONT ON OUR NORTHERN DOOR STEPS...IT HAS BEEN MOSTLY
SUNNY ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING
INTO THE 80S.

INTO THIS EVENING AS THE COLD FRONT APPROACHES...WIDELY SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NEW HAMPSHIRE AND
MASSACHUSETTS BORDER. THESE SHOWERS WILL HEAD SOUTHEAST TOWARD THE
SOUTH COAST THROUGH MIDNIGHT BUT DIMINISH IN THE PROCESS.

BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT
AND BLOW 15 TO 20 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE REALIZED ACROSS
EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. THE FOCUS OF THESE WINDS
WILL SHIFT TO THE CAPE AND ISLANDS THROUGH NOON ON FRIDAY BEFORE
SUBSIDING.

IT WILL BE NOTICEABLY COOLER AND LESS HUMID ON FRIDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER NEW ENGLAND. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY
BE IN THE MID 70S TO LOW 80S...BUT COOLER READINGS IN THE LOW 70S
WILL BE ALONG THE EAST COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS COMPLEMENTS OF
NORTHEAST WINDS. FRIDAY NIGHT WILL SEE TEMPERATURES COOLING INTO THE
50S.

LOOKING TO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...ONE OF THE BEST WEEKENDS OF THE
SUMMER WILL BE ON TAP THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND. A DRY HIGH PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL DOMINATE OUR WEATHER. THE LONG WEEKEND WILL START OFF
SEASONABLE ON SATURDAY WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE LOW 70S TO LOW
80S. SATURDAY NIGHT WILL FEATURE LOWS RANGING IN THE 50S. FOR SUNDAY
AND MONDAY...A WARMING TREND FOLLOWS WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
RISING INTO THE 80S BOTH DAYS. NIGHT TIME LOWS SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY NIGHT WILL AVERAGE IN THE 60S. THE DRY SPELL AND UNSEASONABLE
WARMTH WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY...AND POSSIBLY WEDNESDAY.

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KAB


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