Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

4NM NE Nantucket MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 19kt
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 16 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    NW 10kt
    Waves Building3ft

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Snow

    Winds IncreasingNNW 9kt
    1ft

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Snow Likely

    Winds IncreasingNW 27kt
    Waves Building4ft

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    NW 29kt
    3-4ft

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    NW 27ktWinds Decreasing
    3ft

    High: 19 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 16ktWinds Decreasing
    2ft

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Partly Sunny

    S 9kt
    1ft

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingSSE 19kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 33 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 12:34 am EST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

Synopsis: GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS AND AREAS OF MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP NEAR SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE FRI INTO EARLY SAT AND QUICKLY MOVE EAST OF THE REGION. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY AN ARCTIC OUTBREAK THIS WEEKEND. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND GALE FORCE NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY THIS WEEKEND AS ARCTIC AIR MOVES OVER THE OPEN WATERS. HIGH PRES WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE EAST OF THE WATERS ON MON.

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.

Overnight
NW wind 15 to 19 kt, with gusts as high as 31 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 ft.
Friday
NW wind 7 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft building to 3 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNW 5 to 9 kt after midnight. Snow, mainly before 4am. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 11 to 16 kt increasing to 22 to 27 kt. Winds could gust as high as 34 kt. Snow showers likely, mainly between 7am and 8am. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind around 29 kt, with gusts as high as 40 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 24 to 27 kt decreasing to 19 to 22 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 38 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am. Seas around 3 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 13 to 16 kt decreasing to 9 to 12 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Washington's Birthday
W wind 6 to 9 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Monday Night
SSE wind 10 to 13 kt increasing to 16 to 19 kt after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.34°N 70.04°W
Last Update: 12:34 am EST Feb 12, 2016
Forecast Valid: 1am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 18, 2016
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