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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Aug 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

Severe T-storm Watch until August 19, 09:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 19, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Sat

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light northwest wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light northwest wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
12:03 pm EDT Aug 19, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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