BOSTON (CBS) – October just couldn’t close on a calm observe, could it?
After what had been an unseasonably warm and fairly docile first three weeks on the month, things took quite a sharp turn for the final week of the month. The upcoming Saturday storm won’t competitor the major nor’easter from earlier in the week, but it may complicate some of the clean-up and strength restoration course of action.
Around 3 to 5 a.m. early Saturday morning, the initial raindrops start to fall. The initial band could have some downpours in it, but it does taper off in the morning. If you want to try to sneak outdoors and get some things done, the best window to do so will be morning by early afternoon. Most wet weather will be secluded lighter showers and drizzle.
Late in the afternoon and heading toward evening, showers turn to heavy rain. Rain totals will be a extensive 1-2+ inches. Additionally, a blustery southeast wind will strengthen in the afternoon and evening, affecting mainly the coastline communities that were already hardest hit by the mid-week nor’easter. Peak gusts in the evening are expected to max out in the 30-40mph range, with a few secluded gusts to 45mph. Typically, not a big deal, but with a lot of debris nevertheless hanging around and the possible for strength to not be fully restored in addition, it will complicate the clean-up.
Fortunately, the weather turns much nicer and milder for Halloween. A southwest wind and partly cloudy skies contribute to highs returning to the middle 60s! Though there’s a slight chance for an secluded shower during the day, It’s looking like trick-or-treaters will be able to snag candy without covering their awesome costumes with jackets!
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