NWS: Saturday Morning Update on Hurricane Dorian

Conditions to improve, sunshine this afternoon...
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From the National Weather Service:

Improving conditions are expected today as Hurricane Dorian heads to the Maritimes.

Rain will come to an end from west to east this morning, ending around midday on Cape Cod and the Islands, and most of the area will have sunshine this afternoon. Winds will remain strong this morning as well, then will subside this afternoon.

On the coastal waters, conditions will remain dangerous. The strongest winds will continue through midday before gradually diminishing, but seas will remain rough through tonight.

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Today
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers, mainly before 11am. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 67. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.

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