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REGIONAL WEATHER STORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
355 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION BROUGHT A RAW WIND
OFF THE OCEAN FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. WHILE CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE REGION SAW MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...SOUTHERN
AND EASTERN PORTIONS SAW GENERALLY CLOUDY SKIES. SOUTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS AND CAPE COD SAW PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN.
AFTERNOON HIGHS WERE MOSTLY IN THE 30S WITH CAPE COD AND NANTUCKET
SEEING HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY TONIGHT WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. THERE MAY BE SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE EASTERN THIRD
OF THE REGION. LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 20S TO THE LOWER
30S.

FOR THE SUNDAY...THE HIGH WILL SHIFT EAST TOWARD NOVA SCOTIA AND THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES...ALLOWING WINDS TO REMAIN OUT OF THE NORTHEAST.
THERE WILL ALSO BE A CHANCE OF A MORNING SNOW SHOWER OVER THE EASTERN
THIRD OF THE REGION. HIGHS SUNDAY WILL BE IN THE 30S.


LOOKING AHEAD...DRY BUT SEASONABLE AIR WILL WORK ITS WAY INTO THE
REGION MONDAY BEFORE SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS MOVE INTO THE REGION
TUESDAY. THE ONSET OF PRECIPITATION EARLY TUESDAY COULD START OFF AS
FREEZING RAIN ACROSS INTERIOR VALLEYS BEFORE TEMPERATURES WARM ABOVE
FREEZING CHANGING IT TO RAIN. A STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL PASS
WEST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND ON CHRISTMAS EVE. THIS SYSTEM IS LIKELY
TO BRING HEAVY RAIN...STRONG WINDS AND COASTAL FLOODING CONCERNS TO
OUR REGION WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. DRY BUT VERY WINDY
CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH UNSEASONABLY WARM
TEMPERATURES. BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO
FRIDAY...EXCEPT TEMPERATURES WILL SETTLE BACK TO NEAR NORMAL
READINGS.

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AED


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