But as the National Weather Service exclaims about Saturday:
THIS IS WHERE THE DRAMA BUILDS AS THE NEW 00Z ECMWF GOES BONKERS WITH EXPLOSIVE CYCLOGENESIS SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND.
Or, in English: Jesus, people, we could be looking at a major nor'easter!
Now, as the forecasters at the regional NWS office in Tauntion hasten to add, that's based on just one run of one particular computer model and other computer simulations are not showing such extreme potential for TV weatherpeople to break out the Blizzard of '78 references just yet - and the whole thing could still turn out to be rain. But, still, you might want to keep the pantry well stocked, just in case, because as the NWS adds:
GREATEST RISK FOR HEAVY SNOW APPEARS ACROSS EASTERN MA AND RI.