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Storm system to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding over the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms into Tuesday. The main threat areas include the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S. Excessive runoff may lead to flooding of low lying areas, rivers, and streams. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Apr 2:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend MA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain.  Patchy fog. Low around 45. Northeast wind 7 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely.  Patchy fog between 9am and noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain after midnight.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 9am, then patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers between 9am and 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy
    Drizzle then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Rain likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain. Patchy fog. Low around 45. Northeast wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain likely. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then patchy drizzle with a chance of rain after midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of rain before 9am, then patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers between 9am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A chance of showers. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend MA
 42.67°N 71.72°W (Elev. 292 ft)
3:38 pm EDT Apr 24, 2017
5pm EDT Apr 24, 2017-6pm EDT May 1, 2017
 
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