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Rain rolling back in for Thursday and this weekend

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Skies have become cloudy tonight and temperatures are varied depending on the breeze, which is light out of the southeast. Overnight, temperatures will slowly climb or stay steady-above freezing. A brief wintry mix is possible in the hills and Berkshires, but that shouldn't cause much impact to your commute. A chilly rain begins for most in the pre-dawn hours. 

Thursday will be a raw day here in western Mass with periods of rain through the morning, then spotty showers in the afternoon. Heavier rain will continue to hit the coast as low pressure develops offshore, but for our afternoon, rain becomes spottier. Cloudy and cool with temperatures in the middle 40s for most with an increasing westerly breeze. Rain amounts around a half an inch will be common.

As low pressure strengthens to our northeast, our winds will increase Thursday night through midday Friday. A few 30-40mph gusts are possible. A rain or snow shower is possible in the hills, but we will all be drying out. The worst of the wind Friday will be in the morning, then they will gradually subside. High pressure builds in with sunshine and chilly temps.

Our next storm is on the way for this weekend with another round of rain, gusty wind and falling temperatures. We begin Saturday cold and mostly cloudy with rain arriving in the afternoon. The heaviest rain is expected Saturday night into early Sunday, followed by an increase in wind and falling temps Sunday afternoon. Some Wind Advisories could be posted. Gusty wind will continue into Monday and with temps in the low 40s during the day and 20s at night, it will feel very cold.

It looks like we warm briefly Tuesday, then a front with little to no wet weather comes through Tuesday night followed by colder air for Wednesday and Thanksgiving. Dry weather is looking likely both days for now, but stay tuned for updates as we get closer.

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