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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fitchburg MA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 3am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
A chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 3am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Fitchburg MA
 42.59°N 71.82°W (Elev. 797 ft)
7:06 am EDT Jun 28, 2016
7am EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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