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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.45 in (1031.6 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Mar 6:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gardner MA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then snow and sleet likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and sleet between midnight and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then freezing rain likely between 10pm and 2am, then freezing rain and sleet likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Freezing rain before 10am, then rain.  High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then snow and sleet likely between 1pm and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and sleet between midnight and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then freezing rain likely between 10pm and 2am, then freezing rain and sleet likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Freezing rain before 10am, then rain. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 2pm, then a chance of rain after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Gardner MA
 42.59°N 71.97°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
5:14 pm EDT Mar 23, 2017
7pm EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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