It's shaping up to be a rainy and windy Sunday on the Seacoast with at least an inch of rain possible.

After a cloudy morning rain will begin to fall by afternoon and become heavy at times as temperatures hold in the 40s. Up to 1.5 inches could fall by the time the rain ends late Sunday night and there could even be some scattered thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service.

"There could be a few waves where at times the rain is just pouring down and at other times there's a little bit of a lull in the action," WMUR meteorologist Hayley LaPoint said in her forecast on Sunday morning.

Small rivers and streams to rise quickly and lead to some potential low land flooding, according to the National Weather Service.

As the storm moves away strong gusty winds will continue on Monday with a Wind Advisory  in effect until Monday at 6 p.m. for winds out of the west at 15-15 mph gusting to 50 mph. Downed tree limbs and a few power outages are possible.

Coastal waters are under a Gale Warning for wind gusts up to 45 knots and wave heights of 10-15 feet.

Rainfall map for Sunday and Monday from the National Weather Service.
Rainfall map for Sunday and Monday from the National Weather Service (NWS)

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