Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bedford, Hanscom Field (KBED)

Lat: 42.47°NLon: 71.29°WElev: 131ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 25 May 12:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Westford MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 60. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 60. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Westford MA
 42.59°N 71.44°W (Elev. 312 ft)
1:02 pm EDT May 25, 2016
1pm EDT May 25, 2016-6pm EDT May 31, 2016
 
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