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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.2 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 30 Apr 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Ashby MA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers between 9pm and 1am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Areas Drizzle

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Patchy fog before 2am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and noon.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers between 9pm and 1am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Areas of drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Patchy fog before 2am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and noon. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
A chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Ashby MA
 42.65°N 71.78°W (Elev. 797 ft)
9:50 am EDT Apr 30, 2017
11am EDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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