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Dangerous heat continues across lower Miss. Valley, Deep South

High temperatures and dew points will persist Thursday into Friday across parts of the lower Miss. Valley & Deep South, creating dangerous heat index values in excess of 110 degrees for some locations. Heat Advisories & Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside & know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Worcester, Worcester Regional Airport (KORH)

Lat: 42.27°NLon: 71.87°WElev: 1007ft.

Partly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 30 Jul 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Auburn MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 67. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 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, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 67. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Light southwest wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Auburn MA
 42.2°N 71.83°W (Elev. 548 ft)
1:53 pm EDT Jul 30, 2015
2pm EDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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