Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

40°F

4°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jan 10:52 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ashby MA

Flash Flood Watch January 24, 06:00am until January 25, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely before 2am, then rain after 2am.  Temperature rising to around 47 by 4am. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly before 4pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog before 4pm. High near 54. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely before 2am, then rain after 2am. Temperature rising to around 47 by 4am. Southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain, mainly before 4pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of fog before 4pm. High near 54. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind around 9 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ashby MA
 42.68°N 71.8°W (Elev. 748 ft)
7:35 pm EST Jan 23, 2019
11pm EST Jan 23, 2019-6pm EST Jan 30, 2019
 
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