Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Westfield, Barnes Municipal Airport (KBAF)

Lat: 42.16°NLon: 72.71°WElev: 269ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE West Springfield MA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am, then isolated thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 7 mph.  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: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am, then isolated thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE West Springfield MA
 42.16°N 72.64°W (Elev. 161 ft)
10:13 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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