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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ashby MA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 10am and 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Heavy
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between 10am and 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Ashby MA
 42.68°N 71.8°W (Elev. 748 ft)
10:12 am EDT Aug 17, 2017
10am EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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