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Heavy Rain Hitting New England on Wednesday

The necn weather team is keeping an eye on what's happening in Florida



    Forecast: Building Humidity

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the 80s, sea breeze at the coast. Tonight (Tuesday Night): Starlit skies. Mild and muggy. Lows in the low 70s, 60s north. Wednesday: Mix of sun and clouds, scattered storms. Humid. Highs in the low 80s. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016)

    A drought busting (or at least denting) rain could be in the cards for us starting on Wednesday. Our attention turns to what’s going on in Florida.

    Tropical moisture is yielding heavy rain in the Sunshine State. Hatch Bend, Florida has received 14 inches of rain since Sunday. Parts of Florida may see an addition 6”+ of rain.

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    We’ll see a conveyor belt of moisture heading north – eventually into New England. Starting on Wednesday we’ll see several rounds of tropical downpours lingering into next week.

    Several inches of rain are likely – where exactly? It’s still too early to tell where the axis of heaviest rain will fall. Our best chances for rain will be on Wednesday, Sunday and Monday. Stay tuned with NECN for the latest updates.

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