Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ashby MA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Ashby MA
 42.68°N 71.8°W (Elev. 748 ft)
10:31 pm EDT May 25, 2016
1am EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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