National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.

Current Conditions

Northern Middlesex

Zone Forecast

  • This Afternoon Cloudy. A slight chance of rain with patchy drizzle early...then patchy drizzle. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy in the evening...then clearing. Lows in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Friday Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming east in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy with showers in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
  • Sunday Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 50.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy. A chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the lower 50s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s.