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REGIONAL WEATHER STORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
900 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

MID TO HIGH CLOUDS BEGAN MOVING ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND
OVERNIGHT. BUT NOT SOON ENOUGH TO INSULATE TEMPERATURES FROM FALLING
TO 10 BELOW ZERO TO 10 ABOVE THIS MORNING.

FOR TODAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE OF NEW ENGLAND AND IN
ITS WAKE...CLOUDS WILL INCREASE AND THICKEN AS A STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP AND BLOW 10
TO 15 MPH WHILE AFTERNOON HIGHS TOP OUT IN THE MID 20S TO LOW 30S.
THE FIRST HALF OF THE DAY WILL BE DRY...HOWEVER SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD
THE REGION FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON.

THIS FAST MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ITS ATTENDANT COLD FRONT
WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE REGION THIS EVENING INTO EARLY
MONDAY MORNING...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AS WELL AS MOST OF SOUTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS...RIGHT TO THE SOUTH COAST AND AS FAR EAST AS THE CAPE
COD CANAL AREA. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE IN THE 20S.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL EXIT EAST OF OUR REGION EARLY MONDAY AND BY
MONDAY AFTERNOON IT WILL BE DRY WITH GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS. DRY
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER
NEW ENGLAND.

ANOTHER STORM IS LIKELY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. LOW PRESSURE
FROM NORTHERN CANADA AND AN ASSOCIATED LOW FORMING OVER THE PLAINS
WILL MERGE THEN LIFT NORTHEAST OVER QUEBEC TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN
SWING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY. AHEAD OF THIS
SYSTEM WILL BE SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION...LIKELY CHANGING TO
RAIN. COLD AND DRY CONDITIONS RETURN FOR THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

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KAB


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