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Dangerous heat continues across parts of the Pacific Northwest

Unusually hot weather will persist on Friday and into the weekend across parts of the Pacific Northwest, with high temperatures on Friday in the 90s to around 100 degrees for many locations. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside, and know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Current conditions at

Lawrence, Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWM)

Lat: 42.71°NLon: 71.13°WElev: 148ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 9 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 31 Jul 4:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lowell MASimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lowell MASimilar City Names
 42.64°N 71.33°W (Elev. 131 ft)
3:56 pm EDT Jul 31, 2015
5pm EDT Jul 31, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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