Dangerous Heat and Humidity Continues Over the Midwest/ East; Severe Thunderstorms Upper Midwest Into Great Lakes

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through today from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts are forecast into tonight across portions of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin into Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

34°C

93°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1006.7 mb (29.74 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (74°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index39°C (103°F)
Last update 20 Jul 5:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fitchburg MA

Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. West wind 14 to 24 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 17. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, mainly before 11am.  High near 23. North wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. West wind 14 to 24 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers. Low around 17. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers, mainly before 11am. High near 23. North wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Fitchburg MA
 42.59°N 71.82°W (Elev. 243 m)
4:03 pm EDT Jul 20, 2019
6pm EDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2019
 
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