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Heavy Rain and a Few Severe Thunderstorms Across Nation's Mid-Section Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple rounds of thunderstorms across parts of the Missouri River Valley into the Mid-Mississippi and the Tennessee River Valleys through Wednesday night. Local flooding from the heavy rains can be expected in some areas, so Flash Flood Watches are in effect. In addition, some of the stronger storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 4:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Townsend MA

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Light northwest wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Light northwest wind.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
West Townsend MA
 42.65°N 71.75°W (Elev. 620 ft)
3:52 pm EDT Jul 1, 2015
6pm EDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 8, 2015
 
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