Florence Moves Through Mid-Atlantic And Northeast; Historic River Flooding Continues In The Carolinas

Florence will continue to weaken while it accelerates northeastward across the Mid-Atlantic and New England through Tuesday. Heavy rainfall remains possible in the Northeast states. In the wake of Florence, prolific river flooding will remain a long term concern in parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 18 Sep 10:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Townsend MA

Flash Flood Watch until September 19, 02:00am
Flash Flood Warning until September 18, 12:45pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Flash Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until September 19, 02:00am
    Flash Flood Warning until September 18, 12:45pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a chance of drizzle with a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Patchy fog before 7pm, then patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of drizzle before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers after midnight.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 3am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 3am and 4am, then a chance of drizzle with a slight chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog before 7pm, then patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of drizzle before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 3am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Townsend MA
 42.67°N 71.72°W (Elev. 292 ft)
9:39 am EDT Sep 18, 2018
11am EDT Sep 18, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 24, 2018
 
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