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Strong Thunderstorms Possible for Portions of the Great Lake States

Storms over the Great Lake States may contain heavy rain and strong winds. More thunderstorms are possible over the Desert Southwest and central Plains. High fire danger continues in the Great Basin. Very warm and humid conditions continue across the south, southeast and mid-Atlantic states.
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Current conditions at

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1503ft.

Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 4 Sep 2:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Patchy Fog
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light southeast wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
2:03 am EDT Sep 4, 2015
3am EDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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