NWS - High Winds Move in as Rain Moves Out

60-70 mph gusts possible this afternoon and tonight...
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From the National Weather Service:

Expect light icing in the MA interior high elevations through this afternoon. The big story, however, is the potentially damaging winds this afternoon into evening. Strongest winds will be over South Coast & Cape Cod, with 60-70 mph gusts possible.

 

Today
Rain, mainly before noon. High near 53. Windy, with a southeast wind 13 to 23 mph becoming southwest 29 to 39 mph. Winds could gust as high as 65 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west wind 16 to 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 44. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West wind 13 to 17 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 43. West wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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