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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 4 Aug 11:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Leominster MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  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: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Leominster MA
 42.54°N 71.75°W (Elev. 318 ft)
10:16 am EDT Aug 4, 2015
12pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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