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REGIONAL WEATHER STORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
435 PM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

A LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW SPREAD ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND THIS
AFTERNOON WHILE TEMPERATURES RANGED IN THE 20S.

THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ITS ATTENDANT COLD FRONT MOVE IN
FROM THE WEST. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND AS WELL AS MOST OF SOUTHEAST
MASSACHUSETTS. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL ONLY FALL A FEW DEGREES
WITH READINGS RANGING IN THE 20S.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL EXIT EAST OF OUR REGION BY SUNRISE MONDAY
MORNING. IN ITS WAKE IT WILL TURN DRY AND WINDY WITH NORTHWEST WINDS
BLOWING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. 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 A LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE TUESDAY THAT WILL
CHANGE TO A WINTRY MIX TUESDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM ENOUGH
ON WEDNESDAY TO CHANGE THE MIX TO RAIN. DRY CONDITIONS RETURN FOR
THE END OF THE WEEK ALONG WITH A RETURN TO UNSEASONABLY COLD
TEMPERATURES.

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KAB


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