Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Harrisburg, Capital City Airport (KCXY)

Lat: 40.22°NLon: 76.86°WElev: 335ft.

Partly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 4:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Harrisburg PA

Flood Watch until July 29, 08:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until July 29, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Fri

    Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  High near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. High near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Harrisburg PA
 40.28°N 76.87°W (Elev. 394 ft)
4:17 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
5pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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