Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Laurence G Hanscom Field Airport (KBED)

Lat: 42.47°NLon: 71.29°WElev: 132ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1023.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 15 Dec 7:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Acton MA

  • Today

    Today: Areas of drizzle before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Areas Drizzle
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before noon, then rain likely between noon and 2pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of drizzle between 8am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then
    Slight Chance
    Drizzle

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of drizzle before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of rain, snow, and freezing rain before noon, then rain likely between noon and 2pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Northeast wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of drizzle between 8am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Light and variable wind. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Acton MA
 42.48°N 71.43°W (Elev. 207 ft)
6:16 am EST Dec 15, 2018
8am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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