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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 1:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Clinton MA

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Isolated showers before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then isolated showers between 8pm and 9pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Clinton MA
 42.42°N 71.68°W
1:12 am EDT May 28, 2015
3am EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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