It’s warm and rainy this morning. The heaviest rain has already fallen, and the rain will continue to lighten and taper off around midday.
Most areas will end up with 1-2″ of rain with isolated spots up to 3″.
Watch Melissa’s forecast
Rivers of concern are the Assabet @ Maynard, the Shawsheen @ Wilmington, and the Blackstone @ Northbridge & Woonsocket.
The skies will begin to clear this afternoon giving way for sunny breaks by day’s end.
In addition, winds will gusts 30+mph from the southeast this morning and northwest this afternoon. Temperatures will tumble into the lower 30s by early evening.
Quiet weather will follow the rainy start to this work week.
Tuesday will be sunny with highs in the lower 40s. Wesdnesday will be sunny, yet noticeably cloudier by the evening as a panhandle hook has its eyes on New England.
The onset of precipitation may start as rain/snow early Thursday morning. If the precipitation holds off until later in the day, it will be all rain. Rain has potential to become heavy Thursday evening through early Friday morning. Winds will also be gusty.
Try to stay dry…