Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

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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Current conditions at

Boston, Logan International Airport (KBOS)

Lat: 42.36°NLon: 71.01°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

84°F

29°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 1 Jul 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cambridge MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Cambridge MA
 42.37°N 71.13°W (Elev. 3 ft)
9:40 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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