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Windy Weekend Ahead for New England

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    <p>While snow showers and squalls are expected ahead of an intense energetic disturbance later Saturday (see the post already up on my Weather Analysis Page), this disturbance will induce a strong wind both ahead of it (Saturday) and behind it (Sunday).</p>

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    <li>Both weekend days will be windy.</li>
    <li>Saturday likely will be windier, with wind blowing mild air in from the south-southwest.</li>
    <li>Sunday will be sharply colder, with highs in the teens, so even a lesser wind will mean wind chill values will remain in the single digits.</li>
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    <p>Saturday forecast wind gusts (maximum gusts in a few locales could hit 50-55 mph):</p>
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    <p>Sunday forecast wind gusts:</p>
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    <p>Saturday wind at 6000 feet altitude shows 60-70 knots (70-80 mph), and the atmosphere will mix air down from that level...but a straight transfer of momentum is unlikely, so maximum gusts to 50 or 55 mph seem more likely than 70-80 mph, particularly in hilly terrain of Eastern New England, like Blue Hill Observatory in Milton, MA.</p>
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    <p>The same 6000 foot wind for Sunday shows less intensity, but still a large area of &nbsp;30-40 knot (35-45 mph) wind.</p>
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