Heavy Rain and Flood Threat Continues; Wintry Mix Extends from the Plains to the Northeast; and Snow in the West

Additional rainfall from the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley will enhance the threat for additional flash flooding and main stem river flooding. Areas of accumulating snow and ice are expected across portions of the Central Plains to the Northeast. The Western U.S. will mainly be cold with the threat for heavy snow across parts of northern California, the Great Basin and the central Rockies.

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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

5NM NNE Gloucester MA

Marine Point Forecast

  • Today


    NE 11kt

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Snow

    NNE 7kt

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SSE 12kt

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Rain Likely

    S 11kt

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 9kt

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingNNE 12kt
    Waves Building3ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday


    ENE 14kt
    Waves Building5ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    WNW 9kt

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    W 11kt

    High: 47 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:17 am EST Feb 22, 2018
Forecast Valid: 11am EST Feb 22, 2018-6pm EST Feb 28, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ200-230100- 716 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Strong high pressure builds across southern Quebec today as a wave of low pres tracks south of New Eng. The high moves east of Nova Scotia Friday with a series of frontal system sweeping the waters through the weekend. High pres builds over the waters early next week. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

NE wind 7 to 11 kt. Snow. Seas around 2 ft.
NNE wind 5 to 7 kt. A chance of snow before 7pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
ENE wind 7 to 12 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. A chance of rain and snow before 3pm, then rain likely. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
S wind 8 to 11 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Rain likely, mainly before 11pm. Seas around 2 ft.
W wind 6 to 9 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
NNE wind 5 to 8 kt increasing to 9 to 12 kt after midnight. A chance of rain, mainly after 3am. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
NE wind 11 to 14 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 2pm. Seas 3 ft building to 5 ft.
Sunday Night
SE wind 7 to 9 kt becoming WNW after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
W wind around 11 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.


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Point Forecast: 42.7°N 70.63°W
Last Update: 10:17 am EST Feb 22, 2018
Forecast Valid: 11am EST Feb 22, 2018-6pm EST Feb 28, 2018
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