Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 1 Jul 12:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Ashby MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Areas of fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Areas of fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Ashby MA
 42.65°N 71.78°W (Elev. 797 ft)
9:40 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
1pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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