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During the summertime months deluging rainfall can cause urban and street flooding, thunderstorms produce deadly lightning, occasional severe thunderstorms add damaging winds, large hail, and rarely a tornado. The threat of tornado particularly affects the Grafton campus, which lies near the path of the deadly 1953 Worcester Tornado; however, tornados are possible on any of the US Tufts campuses.

Current Weather on the Medford/Somerville campus

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Current Severe Weather

The following information is provided by the National Weather Service. Reload this page for the latest information.

RSS Boston campuses (health sciences and SMFA) (Suffolk county)

  • Special Weather Statement issued April 22 at 4:11PM EDT by NWS April 22, 2021
    ...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND DURING FRIDAY... An elevated fire weather potential is expected during Friday for much of southern New England. This is due to a combination of relative humidities dropping between 25 to 35 percent during the afternoon, and west winds gusting between 25 to 35 mph.

RSS Grafton campus (Worcester county)

  • Special Weather Statement issued April 22 at 4:11PM EDT by NWS April 22, 2021
    ...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND DURING FRIDAY... An elevated fire weather potential is expected during Friday for much of southern New England. This is due to a combination of relative humidities dropping between 25 to 35 percent during the afternoon, and west winds gusting between 25 to 35 mph.

RSS Medford/Somerville campus (Middlesex county)

  • Special Weather Statement issued April 22 at 4:11PM EDT by NWS April 22, 2021
    ...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND DURING FRIDAY... An elevated fire weather potential is expected during Friday for much of southern New England. This is due to a combination of relative humidities dropping between 25 to 35 percent during the afternoon, and west winds gusting between 25 to 35 mph.

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