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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 29 Jul 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Clinton MA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 71. Light west wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 71. Light west wind.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Increasing clouds, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 7 mph. 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 85. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Clinton MA
 42.42°N 71.68°W (Elev. 315 ft)
6:50 am EDT Jul 29, 2015
7am EDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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