Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Current conditions at

Dunkirk, Chautauqua County / Dunkirk Airport (KDKK)

Lat: 42.49°NLon: 79.28°WElev: 692ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 3 May 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Dunkirk NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers, mainly between 7pm and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Light northeast wind becoming north 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers, mainly between 7pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Light northeast wind becoming north 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Dunkirk NY
 42.49°N 79.32°W (Elev. 600 ft)
4:34 pm EDT May 3, 2016
6pm EDT May 3, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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