Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.67°NLon: -71.72°WElev: 348ft.

Partly Cloudy

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.0 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 11 Feb 2:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Townsend MASimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow showers between 1am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
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A chance of snow showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend MASimilar City Names
 42.67°N 71.72°W (Elev. 292 ft)
3:22 am EST Feb 11, 2016
3am EST Feb 11, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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