Forecast Update: Wet and Windy Midweek

The stretch of gorgeous, quiet MA and RI weather will come to a screeching halt in the middle of this week. After a chilly start, we enjoyed some nice, mild sunshine by midday Monday. Clouds will increase Monday night in advance of a combination of weather systems heading our way. Here are some details on what to expect Tuesday and Wednesday in Southern New England.

  • A warm front will move through the area on Tuesday. Some showers are possible from mid-morning through the afternoon. The highest likelihood of showers is right around midday.
  • After the showers arrive, the wind will pick up out of the south. 15-30 mph winds are likely Tuesday afternoon.
  • The strongest winds with this system will be Tuesday night and near the coast. Some 30-45 mph gusts are possible at the immediate coast and on the islands.
  • It will be very humid and mild Tuesday night. Temperatures will stay in the mid to upper 60s.
  • Showers and t-storms will roll through from mid to late Tuesday evening through the Wednesday morning commute.
  • Most of the showers should pass by midday Wednesday.
  • We may see some late-day sunshine on Wednesday. Highs will be in the low to mid 70s.
  • Rain totals for the entire event should be between 0.5-2.0″, with the lowest amounts on the Cape/Islands. There is the potential for 2+” of rain in Western New England.

Fred Campagna

President and Chief Meteorologist - Right Weather LLC AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist #756 AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #126

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