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As the “wheel of misfortune” slowly rolls eastward over the next few days, drier air will become entrained into the circulation. This means that some patches of blue sky and sunshine could appear at any moment!
As bone-chilling as it was Monday with temperatures struggling to reach the 20s, we were very confidently predicting that the nor’easter would create a robust rain event. It even exceeded expectations in northeastern MA where 4-5″ amounts were common. With
The atmosphere was sufficiently cold to initially support a brief burst of snow before switching to ice pellets and freezing rain last evening across northern MA. It became rather slippery in places in the Route 2 corridor but, thankfully, there was not enough freezing rain to cause any significant ice accretion and power outages
Temperatures will be running close to 15 degrees below average tomorrow and Wednesday.
The major weather story that is going to create significant implications is the plunge of arctic air into much of the nation.
November is here with a vengeance. Its debut lived up to its reputation of being a bleak month in many more ways than one. Tree defoliation, disappearance of any remaining flowers and crops, dropping temperatures and sunsets before 5pm is all downright depressing.
That sets the stage for a nippy weather tonight- cold enough to prompt the National Weather Service in Taunton to post a FREEZE WATCH for the potential of sub-freezing temperatures
A big high pressure system will shift offshore and in combo with the approaching deep trough/cutoff low, a flow of increasingly humid and warmer air will set up along the eastern seaboard into New England this week.
There will be a rare cosmic sight early Wednesday morning. Weather permitting, you will be able to see the total eclipse of the moon and the rising sun simultaneously!