Rainy Forecast Monday & Tuesday Will Help State’s Drought Situation
FRAMINGHAM – The National Weather Service out of Boston/Norton is calling for rain on Monday and Tuesday, which will help the drought situation in the Commonwealth including MetroWest.
Monday’s forecast calls forma chance of showers before 10 a.m. Chance is 30%.
Weather will be muggy with a high of 80 degrees. Patchy fog is forecasted for Monday night.
On Tuesday, there is an 80% chance of rain with possibly thunderstorms before 5 p.m.
New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
High again will be 80 degrees.
More rain and thunderstorms forecasted before midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
The rain earlier this month has helped with the drought. Much of the extreme drought areas (d3) in Massachusetts have improved to D2 areas of severe drought.