Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 28 Jul 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Townsend MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly between 8am and 5pm.  Patchy fog after 2pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Patchy fog after 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
West Townsend MA
 42.65°N 71.75°W (Elev. 620 ft)
3:45 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
5pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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