Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: 72.53°WElev: 246ft.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 11:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am, then isolated thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am, then isolated thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield MA
 42.11°N 72.53°W (Elev. 197 ft)
10:13 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
12pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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