Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Jul 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend MA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend MA
 42.67°N 71.72°W (Elev. 292 ft)
3:20 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
6am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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