Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.47°NLon: 71.29°WElev: 131ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 3:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Burlington MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 11pm and 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 10 to 14 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Patchy fog between 11pm and 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 10 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind around 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Burlington MA
 42.51°N 71.21°W (Elev. 194 ft)
4:11 pm EDT Jul 1, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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