Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Taunton, Taunton Municipal Airport (KTAN)

Lat: 41.88°NLon: 71.02°WElev: 43ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 17 Aug 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Taunton MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Areas of fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog after 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Taunton MA
 41.9°N 71.09°W (Elev. 49 ft)
2:12 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
3pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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