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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Current conditions at

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: 72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

70°F

21°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NW 16 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 4 Aug 2:58 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst MASimilar City Names

Severe T-storm Watch until Tuesday 08:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until Tuesday 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light southwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst MASimilar City Names
 42.37°N 72.53°W (Elev. 200 ft)
2:18 pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
3pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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