Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving system in the central U.S. will bring a renewed period of locally heavy rain this weekend across much of the Plains. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality for much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWM)

Lat: 42.71°NLon: 71.13°WElev: 135ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Dracut MA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog between 10pm and 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog between 10pm and 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Dracut MA
 42.66°N 71.3°W (Elev. 213 ft)
6:49 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
8pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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