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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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Current conditions at

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.47°NLon: 71.29°WElev: 131ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 7:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington MA

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington MA
 42.45°N 71.23°W
6:56 am EDT May 28, 2015
9am EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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