Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Newark, Newark International Airport (KEWR)

Lat: 40.68°NLon: 74.17°WElev: 16ft.

A Few Clouds

97°F

36°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 23 Jul 4:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Scotch Plains NJ

Excessive Heat Watch July 25, 11:00am until July 25, 06:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Scotch Plains NJ
 40.62°N 74.38°W (Elev. 118 ft)
3:15 pm EDT Jul 23, 2016
5pm EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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