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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 22 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 25 Apr 7:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

Coastal Flood Advisory until April 25, 10:00pm
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    Coastal Flood Advisory until April 25, 10:00pm

    NOW until
    10:00pm Tue

    Coastal Flood Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of rain before 10pm, then periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 2am, then rain likely after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 52. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Periods of rain before 10pm, then periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 2am, then rain likely after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 52. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.78°W (Elev. 23 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Apr 25, 2017
8pm EDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm EDT May 2, 2017
 
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