Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport (KPOU)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 73.88°WElev: 164ft.

Heavy Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed N 10 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Last update 1 Jul 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport NY

Tornado Watch until July 1, 10:00pm
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Tornado Watch
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    Tornado Watch until July 1, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Fri

    Tornado Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport NY
 41.63°N 73.88°W (Elev. 131 ft)
3:27 pm EDT Jul 1, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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