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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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fitchburg MA

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. West wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers between 9am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Fitchburg MA
 42.59°N 71.82°W (Elev. 797 ft)
3:56 am EDT May 26, 2016
4am EDT May 26, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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