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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York, La Guardia Airport (KLGA)

Lat: 40.78°NLon: 73.88°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 20 Jul 4:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fresh Meadows NY

Severe T-storm Watch until July 20, 10:00pm
Heat Advisory until July 21, 06:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
Heat Advisory
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until July 20, 10:00pm
    Heat Advisory until July 21, 06:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 11pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Fresh Meadows NY
 40.73°N 73.78°W (Elev. 85 ft)
4:08 pm EDT Jul 20, 2017
5pm EDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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