Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.22°NLon: 76.86°WElev: 335ft.

Light Rain

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 9:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Harrisburg PA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 72. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 72. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Harrisburg PA
 40.28°N 76.87°W (Elev. 394 ft)
9:58 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
10am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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