Snow and high winds are in the forecast for Barnstable today.
Snow showers are possible in Barnstable today, mainly between 9am and 2pm, according to the National Weather Service. Today will be cloudy, then will gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Forecasts call for an inch or two of snow for Barnstable. A Wind Advisory is in effect for Barnstable County through Sunday at 8 p.m. Winds 25 to 35 MPH are expected with gusts up to 55 MPH; the strongest winds will hit the Cape between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. today. Measured snow totals from across the region are available on the National Weather Service's website.
The high-wind watch is from tonight through tomorrow afternoon.
Friday will bring a high-wind watch to the area with potential power outages in the morning and afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The weather pattern is coming in Thursday night and will continue to hit the area throughout the day on Friday, with the strongest wind along the coast. Winds could reach 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 60. According to the National Weather Service, the strongest winds will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and "winds of this magnitude could down trees and power lines, leading to power outages. These winds are also capable of causing some property damage."