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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.3 mb)
Dewpoint -6°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 23 Mar 12:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Townsend MA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow before 1pm, then rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 10am, then a chance of rain and sleet between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 7pm, then rain and sleet likely between 7pm and 2am, then freezing rain and sleet likely after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values as low as -2. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A chance of snow before 1pm, then rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Light south wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of freezing rain and sleet before 10am, then a chance of rain and sleet between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 7pm, then rain and sleet likely between 7pm and 2am, then freezing rain and sleet likely after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Freezing rain and sleet likely before 10am, then rain and sleet likely between 10am and 2pm, then rain likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Rain, snow, and sleet likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
West Townsend MA
 42.65°N 71.75°W (Elev. 620 ft)
10:14 pm EDT Mar 22, 2017
1am EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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