Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west.
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Taunton, MA Local Forecast Office

7NM SSE Providence RI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Tonight

    Areas Drizzle

    SSW 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Areas Drizzle

    SSW 14kt
    1-2ft

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SW 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    N 9kt
    1ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Rain/Snow

    NNE 7kt
    1ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    ESE 8kt
    1ft

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Rain Likely

    SSE 7kt
    1ft

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    W 7kt
    1ft

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    ENE 8kt
    1ft

    Low: 38 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:34 pm EST Feb 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 9pm EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 27, 2018

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ200-211300- 716 PM EST Tue Feb 20 2018 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Persistent SW flow is expected through Wed. A cold front will cross the waters Wed night. Strong high pres builds to the north Thu as a wave of low pres tracks to the south. The high pres moves east of Nova Scotia Fri with a frontal system moving into the waters. Another high pres builds to the north Sat. 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
SSW wind 8 to 10 kt. Areas of drizzle after midnight. The drizzle could be heavy at times. Areas of dense fog. Seas around 1 ft.
Wednesday
SSW wind 9 to 14 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Areas of drizzle before 8am. The drizzle could be heavy at times. Areas of dense fog before 11am, then Areas of dense fog between 2pm and 3pm. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 8 to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog between 9pm and midnight. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday
N wind around 9 kt. Rain and snow likely before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Seas around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
NNE wind around 7 kt. A chance of rain and snow, mainly before 11pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday
NNE wind 6 to 8 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
SSE wind around 7 kt becoming WSW after midnight. Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday
W wind around 7 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming ENE after midnight. A chance of rain. Seas around 1 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.

*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: 41.71°N 71.34°W
Last Update: 7:34 pm EST Feb 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 9pm EST Feb 20, 2018-6pm EST Feb 27, 2018
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