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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 5 Aug 7:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Ridgewood NY

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of light rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Light
    Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of light rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Light Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of light rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Light Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 89. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of light rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of light rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of light rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Ridgewood NY
 40.64°N 73.94°W (Elev. 10 ft)
6:54 am EDT Aug 5, 2015
8am EDT Aug 5, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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