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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 4 May 4:52 pm EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Tonight

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Light northwest wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
West Townsend MA
 42.65°N 71.75°W
3:51 pm EDT May 4, 2015
6pm EDT May 4, 2015-6pm EDT May 11, 2015
 
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