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Severe storms possible in Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the Central Plains and Mid-Mississippi River Valley. Large hail and damaging wind will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.78°NLon: 73.97°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Aug 9:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Central Park NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Light north wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. Light north wind becoming west 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Central Park NY
 40.77°N 73.94°W (Elev. 16 ft)
9:21 pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
10pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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