Good morning! Today will be a busy weather day with rain and wind followed by a break. Later this evening, there may be showers and even strong to severe thunderstorms. In addition, there is a Dense Fog Advisory for inland areas this morning, so please drive carefully. Rain is expected to spread throughout the area this morning, with some heavy rainfall at times. Rainfall totals could range from a half inch to an inch in certain spots. The rain showers will continue throughout the morning and early afternoon. Wind gusts of 30-45mph are expected in the late morning and early afternoon. The rain is expected to shift towards the east, allowing for clearing this afternoon. Temperatures will rise to the upper 50s to around 60. There will be a break in the evening before a line of showers and thunderstorms arrives between 8PM and 11PM for Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Our area has been flagged as having a marginal to slight risk of severe storms by the Storm Prediction Center. Wind gusts, heavy rain, lightning, and hail are all possible, but there is a greater likelihood north and west of Providence. Sunday will be a much better day, though it will be windy and cooler. Highs on Sunday will be around 50. -Meteorologist T.J. Del Santo.

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