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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

16°C

61°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 6 km/h
Barometer 1021.1 mb (30.16 in)
Dewpoint 14°C (58°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Aug 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ashby MA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 14 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 24.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 23.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 11 to 16 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 14 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Friday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Saturday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 23.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Ashby MA
 42.68°N 71.8°W (Elev. 228 m)
3:25 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
5am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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