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Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
825 AM EST Fri Dec 9 2016

During the overnight, scattered stratus clouds moved across the
interior of the region.  These were lake effect clouds, formed on
blustery northwest winds blowing over Lake Ontario, then transported
as far east as Southern New England. Some lake effect snow also fell
over western Massachusetts with amounts of a half an inch or less.
Lows this morning ranged in the 20s to mid 30s.

It will be unseasonably cold today under blustery northwest winds
blowing 15 to 25 mph. Expect mostly sunny skies across most of the
region today, however scattered lake effect clouds will continue
across the Berkshires along with scattered flurries. Highs will top
out in the 30s, but the winds will make it feel like it is only in
the 20s.

For tonight, the arctic air will settle overhead making for a cold
night. Lows will fall back into the teens under mostly clear skies.

Unseasonable cold will continue into Saturday as northwest winds
blow 10 to 20 mph. Highs will only top out in the mid 20 to mid 30s
under partly to mostly sunny skies.  It will be mostly clear and
cold 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

Some mixed wintry precipitation is looking likely for our region
Sunday evening into the day on Monday, with a plowable snow for
points north and west of Providence and Boston.  Looking ahead,
another round of mixed wintry precipitation is possible for
Wednesday, afterwhich another surge of arctic air arrives for later
in the week.


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