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Flash flood threat forecast from southwestern Texas to the Appalachians on Wednesday

Heavy rainfall will be possible along a frontal boundary that will extend from Maine to far southwestern Texas on Wednesday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with some locations seeing 5 to 6 inches especially across the southern Plains. Flash flooding will be possible mainly from southwestern Texas to the central Appalachians. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 7 Jul 9:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Ridgewood NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Ridgewood NY
 40.68°N 73.9°W (Elev. 98 ft)
9:32 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
10pm EDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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