Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicopee Falls / Westover Air Force Base (KCEF)

Lat: 42.2°NLon: 72.53°WElev: 246ft.

Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.81 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 24 Jan 2:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Amherst MA

Flash Flood Watch January 24, 06:00am until January 25, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Areas of fog. Steady temperature around 44. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly before 4pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Areas of fog before 3pm. Temperature rising to near 55 by noon, then falling to around 38 during the remainder of the day. South wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of snow showers between noon and 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 35 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of rain showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Areas of fog. Steady temperature around 44. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain, mainly before 4pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Areas of fog before 3pm. Temperature rising to near 55 by noon, then falling to around 38 during the remainder of the day. South wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of snow showers between noon and 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers before 3pm, then a chance of rain showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. West wind around 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Amherst MA
 42.37°N 72.53°W (Elev. 200 ft)
7:35 pm EST Jan 23, 2019
3am EST Jan 24, 2019-6pm EST Jan 30, 2019
 
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