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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Aug 9:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 13 to 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 13 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 13 to 17 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.81°W (Elev. 30 ft)
10:14 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
10am EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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