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‘Still spinning’: Here’s the latest on what to expect from the ongoing nor’easter

On the third day of a nor’easter, the storm is ready to proceed to convey wind, rain and potential coastal flooding, notably for Cape Cod and the Islands, and Nantucket.

The National Weather Service predicted Friday morning that the “long duration offshore ocean storm” will proceed to supply sustained winds at a most of 25 to 35 miles per hour alongside the coastlines of the Cape and Islands with most gusts between 35 and 50 miles per hour. The strongest winds are predicted for Friday morning and afternoon; they’re speculated to die down Friday night.

For Boston, most wind gusts might attain between 35 and 40 miles per hour by way of Friday afternoon, the service stated.

Strong NE winds will proceed to be the most important concern immediately primarily alongside the quick shoreline. Lesser impacts as you get only a few miles inland. Gusts as much as 50 mph for #Nantucket. pic.twitter.com/Uvqy2H8f9T

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 11, 2019

“Our nor’easter is still spinning well to our south…gusty winds and rough season continue today,” Terry Eliasen, a meteorologist with WBZ, stated.

Our lengthy period offshore ocean storm will proceed to convey wind, rain and coastal flooding to southern New England in addition to hazardous boating circumstances for mariners immediately into tonight.

The full particulars under. pic.twitter.com/2s74FZlVQ6

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 11, 2019

Our nor’easter continues to be spinning effectively to our south…gusty winds and tough season proceed immediately

— Terry Eliasen (@TerryWBZ) October 11, 2019

[6a] At this hour, fairly good wind (left) & wave (proper) exercise ongoing. Rough going alongside the coast. Welcome any and all studies. pic.twitter.com/bMDaDECX91

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 11, 2019

The storm might additionally convey some minor coastal flooding to Nantucket with 1.5-to-2-foot storm surge throughout excessive tides with waves reaching 5 to 10 ft, the service stated. Nantucket was underneath a coastal flood advisory as of 6:15 a.m. Friday.

“Expected inundation of less than one-foot above ground level in low-lying areas near shorelines,” the service stated.

Monitoring surge as we method excessive tide. Presently a close to 2.2 ft surge at #Nantucket. High tide @ 11:30 am.

COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY for #Nantucket. Expected inundation of lower than one-foot above floor stage in low-lying areas close to shorelines. Potential points for Easy St. pic.twitter.com/3UfpYYveY7

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 11, 2019

The service additionally predicts “dangerous sea conditions for all vessels” with sturdy winds and “high seas” off shore.

Since Wednesday, Boston has acquired simply .1 inches of rain, however areas of Cape Cod have gotten effectively over an inch. Nantucket has acquired almost three 1/2 inches of rain, the service stated.

[Observed Rainfall Totals] How a lot rain have you ever acquired since Wednesday? Reports under from our spotters throughout #MA #RI #CT pic.twitter.com/M8n9P5p5XP

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) October 11, 2019

“Bands of showers, mostly light, will expand farther north and west of Boston today then weaken and ease out of the picture tomorrow morning,” WBZ meteorologist Barry Burbank stated.

Bands of Showers, Mostly Light, Will Expand Farther North & West Of Boston Today Then Weaken & Ease Out Of The Picture Tomorrow Morning. Sunday & Monday Will Be Brighter & Nicer! #vacation weekend #wbz pic.twitter.com/tLft6cceQ6

— Barry Burbank (@BarryWBZ) October 11, 2019

He predicts Boston might get one other .three inches of rain earlier than midnight Friday.

Projected Rainfall From Later This Morning To Midnight… Unlike The Last Day Or 2, Some Showers Should Penetrate Farther North & West Of Boston Today. #wbz pic.twitter.com/DWu4FJi5Og

— Barry Burbank (@BarryWBZ) October 11, 2019

 

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