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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 20 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 29 Apr 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 14 to 17 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 54 by noon. Northeast wind 10 to 16 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy drizzle after midnight.  Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Areas Drizzle

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 14 to 17 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 54 by noon. Northeast wind 10 to 16 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Patchy drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind 7 to 13 mph.
Monday
Areas of drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Rain likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
A 30 percent 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)
9:46 pm EDT Apr 29, 2017
9pm EDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm EDT May 6, 2017
 
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