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Heat continues across parts of central, eastern U.S.

Higher-than-normal temperatures will continue across parts of the central and eastern U.S. on Thursday with afternoon highs reaching 20-25 degrees above normal for some locations. One of the warmest areas will be the northern Plains, where high temperatures could reach 100 degrees. Remember to limit time spent outside during excessive heat and take proper precautions to avoid heat-related illness.
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Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWM)

Lat: 42.71°NLon: 71.13°WElev: 148ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 3 Sep 12:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrence MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 64.

    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 55. Light and variable wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 64.
Labor Day
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrence MA
 42.71°N 71.17°W (Elev. 62 ft)
9:49 am EDT Sep 3, 2015
1pm EDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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