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A rainy and blustery Wednesday will give way to sunnier weather in the area for most of the week, though there is a chance some rain might creep in for Halloween.
Alan Dunham, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Taunton, said periods of rain will continue into this evening, with temperatures hovering in the 50s. Gusty winds up to 30 miles per hour will continue for the day, as well, and patchy fog should appear late this evening.
"It isn't your classic Northeaster," Dunham said of the storm, which is traveling from the Ohio River Valley. "We'll probably get a half-inch total amount of rain."
Thursday and Friday are expected to be better days, he said, with mostly sunny conditions and highs in the low 50s Thursday and in the low 60s on Friday.
For the little ghouls, ghosts, and goblins out Saturday night, the weather could be hit or miss.
"Halloween will not be a washout, but there will be some showers in the afternoon," Dunham said, adding that by the time it comes to trick or treating the chance of showers will lessen. Temperatures are expected to be in the low 50s Saturday night, with a 20 percent chance of rain.
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