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Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Light Rain

4°C

39°F

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NW 6 km/h
Barometer 1006.7 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 14 km
Last update 19 Apr 9:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ayer MA

  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 6. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 6 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain between 9pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 13 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 11 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 14.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 1.

    Clear

    Low: 1 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 17.

    Sunny

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 6. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of rain between 9pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Friday
A slight chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 13 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 1.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 16.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
Ayer MA
 42.56°N 71.59°W (Elev. 76 m)
10:16 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
10am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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