Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport (KBED)

Lat: 42.47°NLon: 71.29°WElev: 132ft.

A Few Clouds

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.36 in (1029.8 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Billerica MA

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 04:00pm until January 20, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Calm wind.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 24 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly before 1pm.  High near 38. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 19. Light northeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 3pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain. The snow and freezing rain could be heavy at times.  High near 30. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Calm wind.
Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow, mainly before 1pm. High near 38. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of snow, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 25. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 19. Light northeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 3pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain. The snow and freezing rain could be heavy at times. High near 30. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Billerica MA
 42.54°N 71.27°W (Elev. 197 ft)
7:38 am EST Jan 17, 2019
8am EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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