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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 16 Dec 4:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Groton MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered flurries.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 7 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered flurries. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 10. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Monday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a slight chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of freezing drizzle after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Groton MA
 42.6°N 71.58°W (Elev. 299 ft)
4:05 pm EST Dec 16, 2017
5pm EST Dec 16, 2017-6pm EST Dec 23, 2017
 
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