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Afternoon and Evening Showers and Thunderstorms Continue Across Much of the Southwest

An active monsoon weather pattern will continue through Saturday across much of the southwestern U.S. Scattered afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms will bring locally excessive rainfall. Flash Flood Watches remain in effect for parts of the region. Some normally dry washes may have rapidly flowing water. Remember when encountering flooded roads: Turn around, don't drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Worcester, Worcester Regional Airport (KORH)

Lat: 42.27°NLon: 71.87°WElev: 1007ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Aug 7:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Worcester MA

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Worcester MA
 42.26°N 71.81°W (Elev. 499 ft)
7:29 am EDT Aug 1, 2015
8am EDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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