Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fog/Mist

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

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  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Light northwest wind.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light northwest wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Ayer MASimilar City Names
 42.56°N 71.59°W (Elev. 249 ft)
8:44 am EDT Jun 28, 2016
9am EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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