Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

New York, La Guardia Airport (KLGA)

Lat: 40.78°NLon: 73.88°WElev: 20ft.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 5:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Whitestone NY

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. East wind 9 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 7 to 17 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 4pm, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. East wind 9 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 7 to 17 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Whitestone NY
 40.78°N 73.79°W (Elev. 79 ft)
5:30 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
6am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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