Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fitchburg MA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 7 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Isolated showers before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind 5 to 7 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Isolated showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light northwest wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Fitchburg MA
 42.59°N 71.82°W (Elev. 797 ft)
6:44 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
7am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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