Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 4:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fitchburg MA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Fitchburg MA
 42.59°N 71.82°W (Elev. 797 ft)
4:49 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
5am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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