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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 1:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jamaica NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of light rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Light
    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 8 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  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%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    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

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of light rain. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. 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. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Rain likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
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 49.
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 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Jamaica NY
 40.69°N 73.81°W (Elev. 30 ft)
12:58 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
2am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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