Dangerous Heat Continues Across the South; Severe Storms Possible in the Plains

Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for much of the southern U.S. through Tuesday. Otherwise, scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible across portions of the southern and central High Plains. Critical fire weather conditions will persist over portions of the Southwest, Great Basin, and Intermountain West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Mostly Cloudy

29°C

85°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SW 22 G 37 km/h
Barometer 1003.9 mb (29.65 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index31°C (87°F)
Last update 12 Jul 12:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Devens MA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 21 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers between 8pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Devens MA
 42.54°N 71.63°W (Elev. 64 m)
10:53 am EDT Jul 12, 2020
1pm EDT Jul 12, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 18, 2020
 
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