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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Worcester, Worcester Regional Airport (KORH)

Lat: 42.27°NLon: 71.87°WElev: 1007ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 28 May 3:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Worcester MA

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then isolated showers between 8pm and 9pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Worcester MA
 42.26°N 71.81°W
1:12 am EDT May 28, 2015
5am EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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