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[4:05 AM] May 28, 2021 | Gusty Winds and Heavy Rain for the Cape & Islands Tonight/Tomorrow

Gusty Winds and Heavy Rain for the Cape & Islands Tonight and Tomorrow

Widespread 1-2” of rain which may be heavy at times
▪ Wind gusts up to 50 MPH over The Islands may cause power outages
▪ Hazardous marine conditions and some splash over along east coastal locations also a possibility

Heaviest Rainfall Friday night into late Saturday morning
Strong Winds: 2 AM Saturday – 2 PM Saturday

Impacts/Potential Impacts

▪ Sustained northeast winds 25-35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
▪ Heavy rainfall at night
▪ Dangerous marine conditions
▪ Minor splash over possible along the eastern coastline
▪ Power outages possible

National Weather Service Alerts

▪Wind Advisory for Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard

Weather Forecast 

▪ Some uncertainty with respect to minor coastal flooding
▪ Northward extent of heaviest rainfall

Post-Event Outlook

▪ Lingering showers Saturday afternoon to be followed by more substantial rain Sunday afternoon.



For additional information and updated forecasts, see (National Weather Service Norton) and (National Weather Service Albany).

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Online Resources

Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Facebook
Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Twitter
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
MEMA’s Facebook page
MEMA Twitter @MassEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
National Weather Service Boston/ Norton, MA
National Weather Service/Albany, NY
National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center
National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center
Northeast River Forecast Center
National Hurricane Center