Strong Winds, Rain with Coastal Storm this Weekend

From Channel 12 Eyewitness News Meteorologist Michelle Muscatello, here is the latest Detailed 7 Day Futurecast.

A HIGH WIND WATCH has been issued for all of RI and southeastern MA from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.  North winds 20-30mph with gusts to near 50mph are possible.  The highest winds are expected to occur over Cape Cod and Nantucket where gusts to 60mph are possible.  Winds of this strength could down tree limbs and power lines, leading to potential power outages.

THIS AFTERNOON (HALLOWEEN):  Not too spooky…. dry and cool with increasing clouds  Highs in the mid 50s in the afternoon.

THIS EVENING (TRICK-OR-TREATING): Mostly cloudy and cool with temperatures dropping from near 54 at 5pm into the upper 40s by 8pm.  Some pockets of drizzle and mist are possible late at night into Saturday morning.

SATURDAY:  Cloudy, windy, chilly. Rain developing…. steadiest during the afternoon and evening.  Rain may be heavy at times.  Highs 45-50.  North winds 15-25 with gusts to 35mph by evening.

SAT. NIGHT:  Cold rain, Strong winds…  Lows in the mid to upper 30s. Wind gusts 35-50mph along the coast. 

Rainfall totals 1-2″ possible.

Don’t forget to set your clocks back 1 hour before going to bed as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end.

SUNDAY:  Partly cloudy, cold, and very windy. Highs in the upper 40s. Wind chills in the 30s. Wind gusts 40-45 mph.

MONDAY:  Sunny, cool…highs in the upper 40s to low 50s

TUESDAY:  Partly sunny, dry. Highs in mid to upper 50s

WEDNESDAY:  Partly sunny, warmer, passing shower..62

THURSDAY:  Partly sunny, MILD, passing shower..60


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