Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Boston, MA
AWUS81 KBOX 301809
Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
210 PM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017
Skies will become cloudy overnight as temperatures drop into the
30s, with areas at higher elevations dipping into the upper 20s.
Winds will northerly, occasionally gusting between 5 and 10 mph.
The approaching low pressure area located south of the Great Lakes
will result in periods of snow and mixed precipitation across the
area as temperatures warm throughout Friday. Snow showers will
continue until daybreak, soon changing over to freezing rain along
the coast as temperatures surpass freezing. Areas of freezing rain
and sleet will move north, eventually reaching areas in the northern
interior. The southern coast may see periods of rain if temperatures
warm enough. Temperatures are not expected to reach into the 40s
Friday afternoon, which may cause many problems determining
precipitation type ahead of time. Overnight temperatures will remain
in the lower 30s across the region.
The low pressure area will pass along the southern coast of New
England on Saturday. Mixed precipitation will continue into
Saturday. Most of the area will switch over to rain Saturday
afternoon, with snow continuing at higher elevations. High
temperatures will rise into the upper 30s Saturday with some areas
reaching into the lower 40s. Overnight lows will dip into the upper
20s and lower 30s.
As the low pressure moves further east from New England, a high
pressure will build into the region. Skies will clear throughout the
day as temperatures rise into the upper 40s and low 50s.