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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

21NM SE Gloucester MA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Decreasing Clouds

    W 17kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Snow

    Winds IncreasingWNW 24kt
    4-5ft

    High: 32 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chc Snow

    WNW 28kt
    6ft

    Low: 17 °F

    Gale Warning
    Gale Warning

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    WNW 21ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    SW 14kt
    2ft

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Snow

    Winds IncreasingNW 27kt
    Waves Building6ft

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    NW 29kt
    6ft

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    NW 26ktWinds Decreasing
    5ft

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 22ktWinds Decreasing
    5ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 14 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 6:27 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016

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Synopsis: A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE WATERS THU WITH GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS THU AFTERNOON AND EVE. ANOTHER LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP NEAR SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE FRI INTO EARLY SAT...FOLLOWED BY AN ARCTIC OUTBREAK THIS WEEKEND. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AND GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY THIS WEEKEND AS ARCTIC AIR MOVES OVER THE OPEN WATERS. HIGH PRES WILL THEN MOVE OVER THE WATERS BY NEXT 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.

Tonight
W wind 13 to 17 kt. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind 15 to 18 kt increasing to 21 to 24 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. Scattered snow showers, mainly after 8am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Thursday Night
WNW wind 24 to 28 kt, with gusts as high as 34 kt. A slight chance of snow showers before 11pm. Seas around 6 ft.
Friday
WNW wind 18 to 21 kt becoming W 12 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
Friday Night
SW wind 12 to 14 kt becoming W after midnight. A chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
Saturday
NW wind 12 to 17 kt increasing to 22 to 27 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft.
Saturday Night
NW wind 26 to 29 kt. A chance of snow showers. Seas around 6 ft.
Sunday
NW wind 23 to 26 kt decreasing to 20 to 23 kt in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Seas around 5 ft.
Sunday Night
NW wind 19 to 22 kt decreasing to 14 to 17 kt after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 5 ft subsiding to 3 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: 42.38°N 70.35°W
Last Update: 6:27 pm EST Feb 10, 2016
Forecast Valid: 8pm EST Feb 10, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
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