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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest, New England

There is a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the Midwest, from southeastern NE and extreme northeastern KS across northern MO and much of IA and into extreme portions of southeastern MN and southwestern WI. A Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from southwestern KS to northern MN and Lake Superior, as well as across northern New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWM)

Lat: 42.71°NLon: 71.13°WElev: 148ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lawrence MA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light southwest wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light southwest wind.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Lawrence MA
 42.71°N 71.17°W (Elev. 62 ft)
9:58 am EDT Jul 28, 2015
11am EDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2015
 
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