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Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.59 in (1002.4 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 12 Dec 11:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Townsend MASimilar City Names

Winter Weather Advisory until December 12, 04:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 12, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 39. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 1pm. Some thunder is also possible. High near 39. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend MASimilar City Names
 42.67°N 71.72°W (Elev. 292 ft)
9:29 am EST Dec 12, 2017
12pm EST Dec 12, 2017-6pm EST Dec 18, 2017
 
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