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Latest forecast calls for up to 4.5 inches of rain, 40+ mph winds in region

The latest National Weather Service reports for the Barrington area suggest the borough and neighboring communities could see more than 4 inches of rain from Sunday through the end of the day Monday, along with wind gusting up to nearly 50 mph.

The weather service has issued a flood watch, high wind advisory, coastal flooding advisory and hazardous weather outlook for the region as the remnants of Hurricane Sandy bear down on New Jersey.

The possible path of the storm still is not certain, so these forecasts still may change.

The current weather service forecasts are:

  • Sunday: Rain. High near 59. Northeast wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. (Precipitation: Up to 0.5 inches)
  • Sunday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 52. Windy, with a north wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 26 to 31 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. (Total combined precipitation: Up to 1.5 inches)
  • Monday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 58. Windy, with a north wind 32 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. (Total combined precipitation: Up to 3.5 inches)
  • Monday Night: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 46. Very windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. (Total combined precipitation: Up to 4.5 inches)
  • Tuesday: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 53. Very windy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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This entry was posted on October 27, 2012 by in Region, Safety and tagged , .
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