Dangerous Heat Continues in the South; Severe Thunderstorms in the Plains

Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings continue through Monday across much of the southern U.S. with some locations seeing the excessive heat lingering into Tuesday. Many locations from Arizona to Texas will experience high temperatures above 110 degrees with records likely. Severe thunderstorms may bring large hail and damaging winds over the central and northern Plains Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Jul 5:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Pepperell MA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North 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.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. North 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.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light west wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Pepperell MA
 42.66°N 71.66°W (Elev. 394 ft)
3:18 am EDT Jul 13, 2020
6am EDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 19, 2020
 
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