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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.75°NLon: 73.8°WElev: 285ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SW 8 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 2 Aug 1:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  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: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 8 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 7 to 9 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 slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer NY
 42.65°N 73.75°W (Elev. 102 ft)
1:05 pm EDT Aug 2, 2015
2pm EDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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