Thursday will begin with temperatures near freezing in RI and SE MA. Clouds will yield rain around midday, and steady rain is possible for the evening commute. Thursday night looks wet and windy before the storm departs early Friday morning.
The weather will be fairly quiet through the weekend into the middle of next week. Overall, it looks a little cooler than normal with an active breeze most days. A slight warm-up is possible in the middle of next week.
Most of Thursday will be dry and cloudy, with the temperature slowly rising from the low to mid 30s at dawn to the upper 40s by sunset. It will get warmer at night, with temps jumping to 55-60° as the storm moves by. Rain begins around midday, and will be heaviest after sunset. Most of the area should see between 0.75-1.5″ of rain.
Strong winds are likely near the coast Thursday night. The breeze will pick up to 15-30 mph by late in the day. You can expect 30-45 mph gusts likely in RI and interior SE MA. There may be 50 mph gusts near Buzzards Bay and on Cape Cod and the islands.
Friday looks windy and dry with variable cloudiness. Highs will be in the 50s early in the day, but the temperature will fall through the 40s late in the day. The weekend will be partly to mostly cloudy, with a few showers possible Sunday afternoon. Highs will be in the mid to upper 50s both days. Lows will be in the 40s Saturday night.
Quiet weather continues for Halloween. Highs will be in the low 50s, but it will be in the upper 40s for trick or treating under dry skies. It will stay in the 50s again on Tuesday. Highs may reach 60 with sunshine on Wednesday.