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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: 72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 28 May 5:58 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Amherst MASimilar City Names

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst MASimilar City Names
 42.37°N 72.53°W
6:09 am EDT May 28, 2015
7am EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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