Title: “Snow and Rain Expected to Hit New England Tonight: Coastal Areas Brace for Heavy Rainfall”
In a weather forecast that may put a damper on Thanksgiving travel plans, New England residents are advised to prepare for a storm system that will bring snow and rain to the region tonight. Maine will be hit overnight, while other parts of the area will experience a mix of snow and rain.
Coastal regions are likely to bear the brunt of this weather event, with heavy rainfall predicted in the coming hours. The forecast warns that these areas could see as much as 1-3 inches of water in the rain gauge. The rain is expected to be intermittent but may become heavy at times.
Meanwhile, the mountains in New England can expect snowfall, with accumulations ranging from 3-6 inches. High peaks may even see up to 10 inches of snow. The foothills and the capitol region may see a lesser snowfall of 1-3 inches, but with rain falling on top, creating a mixed wintry experience for residents.
As the storm progresses, snowfall in many areas is likely to transition to rain. However, snow is expected to persist in the mountains throughout the event. The weather service advises caution and emphasizes that conditions may change rapidly, necessitating flexibility in travel plans.
Looking ahead to Thanksgiving day, it seems that things will quiet down and cool off. Brisk northwest winds are expected to make the air feel chillier than the actual temperatures. While meteorologists predict temperatures in the 40s, the wind is likely to make it feel like the 30s at best. Thanksgiving will be a cool day, and residents are advised to bundle up if they plan to spend time outdoors.
As we approach the holiday season, this storm system has reminded us of the unpredictable nature of New England weather. Travelers should stay informed about any changes in conditions, especially in coastal areas that could experience heavy rainfall. Stay tuned for updates as this storm front moves across the region.