Chelmsford, MA

47.7°F / 8.7°C
Light Rain
Windchill: 44°F / 7°C
Humidity: 99%
Dew Point: 47°F / 9°C
Wind: SW at 7.6 mph / 12.2 km/h
Wind Gust: 11.4 mph / 18.3 km/h
Pressure: 29.94 in / 1014 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 2.0 miles / 3.2 kilometers
Clouds: Overcast (OVC) : 700 ft / 213 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 62°F / 17°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 49°F / 9°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:7:06 AM EDT
Sunset:5:52 PM EDT
Moon Rise:5:43 AM EDT
Moon Set:5:18 PM EDT
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
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METAR KBED 222156Z 03018G27KT 2SM -RA BR OVC007 09/08 A2990 RMK AO2 PK WND 04030/2106 SLP138 P0001 T00890083
As of: 6:20 PM EDT on October 22, 2014
Observed at: Chelmsford, Chelmsford, MA

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Forecast

Today
rain
54° | 50°F
12° | 10°C
Thursday
tstorms
59° | 48°F
15° | 9°C
Friday
rain
55° | 46°F
13° | 8°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Warmer than today.
Wind Advisory in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...
Wednesday
Overcast with rain showers, then rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 54F. Windy. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.
Wednesday Night
Overcast with rain, then thunderstorms and rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 50F. Windy. Winds from the North at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 1.6 in. possible.
Thursday
Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 59F. Windy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Thursday Night
Overcast with rain showers. Low of 48F. Winds from the North at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Friday
Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 55F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday Night
Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. High of 64F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 48F. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 57F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 20 to 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 43F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday
Clear. High of 61F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph.
Monday Night
Clear. Low of 39F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy. High of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 50F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog early. High of 68F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Wednesday Night
Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 48F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. High of 59F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 45F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Friday Night
Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 63F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Low of 43F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Clear. High of 61F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 43F. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
As of: 5:00 PM EDT on October 22, 2014 from station KMALOWEL2
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Areal Flood Watch

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014
Statement as of 3:36 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire...
including the following counties... in Massachusetts...
Bristol... Essex... Middlesex... Norfolk... Plymouth and Suffolk.
In southern New Hampshire... Hillsborough.

* Through Thursday morning

* an area of heavy rain will over spread the region this evening.
Periods of heavy rain will continue at times through Thursday
morning... before tapering to scattered showers by Thursday
afternoon.

* A widespread 1.50 to 2.50 inches of rain is anticipated... but
localized 4 inch amounts are possible. This may result in
pockets of localized flooding... especially in urban areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Frank


Wind Advisory

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on October 23, 2014
Statement as of 3:26 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...

* location... northeast Massachusetts including the Boston
metropolitan area.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... the strongest winds will occur tonight with gusts up
to 50 mph possible. The highest of these winds will be across
coastal Essex County.

* Impacts... these strong winds may result in some downed tree
limbs and even isolated power outages. The heavy rain combined
with many fully leafed trees will likely exacerbate the
potential for downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds
this strong are capable of Downing small tree limbs and
branches... possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can
also be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.


Tonight.
Frank

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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:17 PM EDT on October 22, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 4
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Skywarn spotters... cooperative observers... media and
Highway departments for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Boston

***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments
                        gust of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Essex County...
   5 WNW Beverly 47 520 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Rockport 46 455 PM 10/22 amateur radio

... Norfolk County...
   3 SSW Milton 49 504 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Plymouth County...
   Scituate 48 509 PM 10/22 Humarock Beach
   4 SW Plymouth 46 426 PM 10/22 ASOS

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 51 515 PM 10/22 ASOS
   Winthrop 47 452 PM 10/22 amateur radio

Rhode Island

... Washington County...
   Block Island 46 515 PM 10/22 AWOS


***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments
                        speed of
                         mph measurement

Massachusetts

... Suffolk County...
   1 N East Boston 41 528 PM 10/22 ASOS


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