Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 May 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gardner MA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Gardner MA
 42.59°N 71.97°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
10:52 am EDT May 25, 2016
11am EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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