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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 28 Jul 1:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockaway Park NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 82. South wind 14 to 17 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Steady temperature around 78. Southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 8 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 82. South wind 14 to 17 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature around 78. Southeast wind 14 to 18 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 8 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Rockaway Park NY
 40.58°N 73.84°W (Elev. 23 ft)
11:34 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
2pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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