Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lawrence Municipal Airport (KLWM)

Lat: 42.71°NLon: 71.13°WElev: 135ft.

Light Rain

76°F

24°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 17 Aug 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lowell MA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog between 11pm and 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog between 11pm and 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Lowell MA
 42.64°N 71.3°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:53 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
7pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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