Bitter Cold Wind Chills Follow Departing Northeast Storm; Heavy Snow and High Winds in the West

Areas of heavy snow will linger across portions of New England and downwind of the Great Lakes into Monday. Bitter cold and gusty winds behind the departing storm are resulting in dangerous wind chill temperatures for much of the Northeast corner of the U.S. In the west, heavy mountain snow will impact portions of Utah and Wyoming with high winds in the southwest Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Fitchburg, Fitchburg Municipal Airport (KFIT)

Lat: 42.55°NLon: 71.76°WElev: 348ft.

Overcast

0°F

-18°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint -12°F (-24°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill-21°F (-29°C)
Last update 21 Jan 11:52 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Ashburnham MA

Wind Chill Warning until January 22, 08:00am
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Wind Chill Warning
  •  
    Wind Chill Warning until January 22, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Tue

    Wind Chill Warning

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Scattered flurries with isolated snow showers before 4pm, then isolated snow showers between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered flurries with isolated snow showers after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -23. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 1 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: -5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -21. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all rain after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain, mainly before 5pm.  High near 44. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

M.L.King Day
Scattered flurries with isolated snow showers before 4pm, then isolated snow showers between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered flurries with isolated snow showers after 5pm. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 1. Wind chill values as low as -23. Northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -25. Northwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -21. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow, becoming all rain after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Low around 36. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Rain, mainly before 5pm. High near 44. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind around 9 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Ashburnham MA
 42.65°N 71.9°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
12:15 pm EST Jan 21, 2019
12pm EST Jan 21, 2019-6pm EST Jan 27, 2019
 
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