Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona, Altoona-Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1503ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Jul 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
7:01 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
9am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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