Storms and Flash Flooding in the South; Heavy Snow in the Central Rockies

Storms will continue to impact the northern Gulf Coast into Thursday resulting in threats of flash flooding, wind damage and hail. A late season winter storm will bring heavy snow to the Central Rockies on Wednesday and Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in the Southwest U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday as well. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 14 Apr 3:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Ashburnham MA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers before 4am.  Low around 33. East wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and snow showers before 3pm, then snow showers likely between 3pm and 5pm, then rain showers likely after 5pm.  High near 36. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain showers likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers before 4am. Low around 33. East wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and snow showers before 3pm, then snow showers likely between 3pm and 5pm, then rain showers likely after 5pm. High near 36. North wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday Night
Rain showers likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Ashburnham MA
 42.64°N 71.87°W (Elev. 1240 ft)
3:12 am EDT Apr 14, 2021
4am EDT Apr 14, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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