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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ithaca, Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (KITH)

Lat: 42.49°NLon: 76.46°WElev: 1099ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 5:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ithaca NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 9 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 9 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Ithaca NY
 42.45°N 76.51°W (Elev. 394 ft)
5:11 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
6pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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