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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Light Rain

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 7 Jul 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Leominster MA

    • This
      Afternoon

      This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Heavy Rain

      High: 83 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  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
      Patchy Fog

      Low: 70 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

      Heavy Rain

      High: 84 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Partly Cloudy
      then Slight
      Chance
      Showers

      Low: 61 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

      Slight Chance
      Showers

      High: 75 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

      Chance
      Showers

      Low: 60 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

      Sunny

      High: 82 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

      Mostly Clear

      Low: 62 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

      Sunny

      High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 13 mph. 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. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Leominster MA
 42.52°N 71.78°W (Elev. 548 ft)
3:39 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
3pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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