Multiday Heat Wave Forecast For Much of Central/Eastern U.S.

A major summer heat wave is forecast midweek into this coming weekend across much of the central and eastern states and lingering in the southwest. The combination of temperature and humidity will lift the heat index above 100 in many locations with 110 or higher possible in the warmest locations. There will be nearly no relief at night with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Worcester, Worcester Regional Airport (KORH)

Lat: 42.27°NLon: 71.87°WElev: 1007ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 16 Jul 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Leicester MA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  High near 84. West wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Patchy fog between 11pm and 4am. Low around 67. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. West wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 96. West wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. High near 84. West wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Patchy fog between 11pm and 4am. Low around 67. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. West wind around 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 96. West wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Leicester MA
 42.25°N 71.87°W (Elev. 758 ft)
3:55 pm EDT Jul 16, 2019
4pm EDT Jul 16, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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