By Pamela Gardner

BOSTON (CBS) – A strengthening area of low pressure will bring us warming temps, rain, and two rounds of damaging wind. Conditions deteriorate around midnight as the wind picks up, then the rain and wind will stay strong through Sunday morning. Phase two of the wind on Sunday afternoon will additionally give us crashing temperatures. Here are more details below.

wind advisory 2 Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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WIND 

Pockets of tree damage and isolated power outages will be possible as the wind speeds increase tonight. A warm front lifts north, and our wind direction will first be from the southwest gusting up to 55 mph. The National Weather Service has issued a High wind warning for the south coast, Cape & islands… as well as a wind advisory for southeastern Massachusetts tonight, through 10 a.m. Sunday.

2017 wind forecast Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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The wind stays strong all day Sunday. Then the wind direction changes as the cold front sweeps through.

wind advisory Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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By noon Sunday, the wind will be from the west…then from the northwest Sunday evening. That is why the National Weather Service has almost the whole WBZ viewing area under a wind advisory from noon to 10 pm.

2017 wind forecast sustained2 Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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RAIN

Scattered showers continue overnight, with heavier rain Sunday morning. There could be a few embedded thunderstorms within the steady rain.

2017 rpm 4km 5am Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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Thunder, lightning, heavier rainfall and damaging wind will the the main threats from any storm.

2017 rpm 4km 8am Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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Mostly, the rain will stay steady and off-and-on Sunday morning. By noon the rain ends and the colder air creeps in. Looking at 0.5″ to 1.0″ of total rainfall.

2017 rpm 4km noon Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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TEMPERATURES

We will have the opposite occurring tonight… increasing temperatures thanks to a warm front and a strong southwest wind. Temps will be in the upper 50s to lower 60s as you wake up Sunday.

2017 rpm timeline temps local 7am Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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The rain tapers off by late morning, and the temps slowly fall to the low 50s by 11am.

2017 rpm timeline temps local 11am Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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Then as we get a strong west, northwest wind the numbers crash into the upper 30s & lower 40s by Sunday evening.

2017 rpm timeline temps local 7pm Stormy Sunday Morning, Damaging Winds And Rain

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EXTENDED FORECAST

We have a blustery and cold day in store for Monday with sunshine and a high of 39. Milder air returns for mid-week with a brief chance for rain Wednesday afternoon.

Thanksgiving looks dry with highs in the 40s!

Follow Pamela Gardner on Twitter @PamelaWBZ4

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