Dangerously Excessive Heat and Humidity Continues from the Midwest and Eastward

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through Saturday 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. In addition, strong to severe storms will bring potential for damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain on Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Jul 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Leominster 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

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 7 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 65. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light west wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light west wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Leominster MA
 42.52°N 71.75°W (Elev. 384 ft)
3:37 am EDT Jul 20, 2019
8am EDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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