Fire Weather Concerns Continue in Southern California; Early Season Winter Storm To Impact East and Ohio/Mississippi Valleys

Elevated to critical fire weather threats persist for southern California through Thursday, before hopefully subsiding on Friday. A complex early winter storm is expected to produce heavy snow from the Mid MS Valley to western OH Valley and Interior Northeast, potentially significant icing in the south-central Appalachians and heavy rain from the Southeast to Mid-Atlantic coast the next few days. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.7 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 14 Nov 3:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ashby MA

Winter Storm Watch November 15, 07:00pm until November 16, 07:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 30 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow and sleet before 2am, then freezing rain and sleet between 2am and 5am, then rain, freezing rain, and sleet after 5am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 25. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, possibly mixing with snow after noon, then gradually ending.  High near 37. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 30. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Snow and sleet before 2am, then freezing rain and sleet between 2am and 5am, then rain, freezing rain, and sleet after 5am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 25. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Friday
Rain, possibly mixing with snow after noon, then gradually ending. High near 37. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of snow before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Ashby MA
 42.68°N 71.8°W (Elev. 748 ft)
4:07 pm EST Nov 14, 2018
4pm EST Nov 14, 2018-6pm EST Nov 21, 2018
 
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