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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Light Rain

40°F

4°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.50 in (1033.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 23 Feb 1:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Townsend MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of rain before 3pm, then rain and sleet.  High near 38. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain/Sleet

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog before 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then snow likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow and sleet before 10am, then rain.  Patchy fog after 11am. High near 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Wintry Mix
    and Patchy
    Fog then Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm.  Patchy fog before 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of rain before 3pm, then rain and sleet. High near 38. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog before 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow and sleet before 10am, then rain. Patchy fog after 11am. High near 38. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm. Patchy fog before 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend MA
 42.67°N 71.72°W (Elev. 292 ft)
12:18 pm EST Feb 23, 2018
2pm EST Feb 23, 2018-6pm EST Mar 1, 2018
 
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