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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: 72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 4:58 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield MA

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 58. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield MA
 42.11°N 72.53°W
4:30 am EDT May 28, 2015
6am EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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