Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Mostly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 28 Apr 3:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of light rain, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 52. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Light
    Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Light rain likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Light Rain
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Light Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of light rain, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Light
    Rain

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of light rain, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 52. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Light rain likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of light rain, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.78°W (Elev. 23 ft)
3:30 pm EDT Apr 28, 2016
4pm EDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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