Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 28 Jun 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Raquette Lake NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Raquette Lake NY
 43.84°N 74.64°W (Elev. 1765 ft)
10:22 am EDT Jun 28, 2016
12pm EDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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