SCOTCH PLAINS/FAWOOD, NJ -- While TV weather forecasters have been using the dreaded S-word ("snow"), the likelihood that any type of frozen accumulation in Scotch Plains-Fanwood is quite low. 

According to the National Weather Service, tonight we can expect rain, mainly before 3::00 a.m. with a low around 37 and winds from 7 to 15 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90%, and precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible.

On Saturday, the local weather will be partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 48 there's a 30% chance of showers after 3:00 p,m. Expect northwest winds from 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph, according to the National Weather Service. In the evening, the overnight low will be around 34.

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On Sunday, Mother's Day, the weather is predicted to be sunny, with a high near 61. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and Twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.