Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Ashby MA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Ashby MA
 42.66°N 71.87°W (Elev. 1286 ft)
6:44 am EDT May 15, 2021
9am EDT May 15, 2021-6pm EDT May 21, 2021
 
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