Chance of Flurries Along the Coast, Temps Remain Chilly in New England - NECN

Chance of Flurries Along the Coast, Temps Remain Chilly in New England

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    Bright and Cold Through Monday Afternoon

    Cold air lingers throughout the week.

    (Published Monday, Dec. 10, 2018)

    As the cold and dry weather rolls on for the Northeast, a new cold front is pressing south through New England Monday. This subtly reinforces the cold and dry air while pushing the wind to blow from the north.

    A north wind of cold air over relatively warm ocean water creates some ocean-effect clouds on Cape Cod Monday with a few flurries by evening. Then, a light and variable wind Tuesday and Wednesday should allow some of the ocean clouds to dance along the coastline of New England farther to the north, too.

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    This means that although the chance of flurries expands along the coasts, no substantial snow is expected. A weak disturbance moves through the sky over New England later Thursday to Thursday night as warmer air begins arriving aloft. This combination may trigger at least a little light snow, particularly in Northern New England. However, we’ll be waiting for the next bigger storm system to arrive at the week’s end.

    A deep southeast wind flow will develop through the atmosphere Friday into Saturday, meaning when precipitation arrives overnight Friday night, even if it starts as a wintry mix in the mountains, nearly all of us will find a change to rain. This will be especially so as the bulk of it falls Saturday.

    There’s a chance some of the rain may linger into Sunday and perhaps enough cold air returns to end as snow showers in the mountains before a seasonable and dry start to next week in the exclusive Early Warning Weather 10-day forecast.

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