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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.47°NLon: 71.29°WElev: 131ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Aug 8:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Waltham MA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with hail, damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Some storms could be severe, with hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind around 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Waltham MA
 42.38°N 71.24°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:17 am EDT Aug 4, 2015
9am EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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