Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

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Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
Last update *** Not a current observation ***
Extended Forecast for

Lancaster MA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle and fog.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy drizzle before 1pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. North wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.

    Cloudy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 46. East wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 13 to 16 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle and fog. Cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Patchy drizzle before 1pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. North wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Cloudy, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 46. East wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain before 8am, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 62. West wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind 13 to 16 mph becoming northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a north wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. North wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. North wind around 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Lancaster MA
 42.44°N 71.68°W (Elev. 249 ft)
3:27 am EST Mar 3, 2024
5am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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