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First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Current conditions at

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.22°NLon: 76.86°WElev: 335ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 1 Sep 11:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Harrisburg PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Harrisburg PA
 40.28°N 76.87°W (Elev. 394 ft)
11:04 am EDT Sep 1, 2015
12pm EDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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