On July 7, 2015, NWS implemented changes to the icons depicted on all of its point-forecast pages. Changes include new icon images with increased clarity, 6-hour increments for rapidly changing weather and new color blocks to highlight forecast hazards.

A page depicting all of the new icon images can be accessed here: www.weather.gov/forecast-icons

Changes to the icons were based on analysis of 6,700 public comments collected in 2014. Also, many of these changes are based on the results of a research project led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Users are encouraged to continue to provide comments regarding these changes via email at icons@noaa.gov. NWS will continue to analyze incoming feedback and refine the icons as necessary. Any substantial change to the icons will be facilitated through the NWS public comment/review process.

Heat continues across parts of central, eastern U.S.

Higher-than-normal temperatures will continue across parts of the central and eastern U.S. on Thursday with afternoon highs reaching 20-25 degrees above normal for some locations. One of the warmest areas will be the northern Plains, where high temperatures could reach 100 degrees. Remember to limit time spent outside during excessive heat and take proper precautions to avoid heat-related illness.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Somerville, Somerset Airport (KSMQ)

Lat: 40.62°NLon: 74.67°WElev: 105ft.

Fair

94°F

34°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 3 Sep 2:53 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny. Hot with highs in the lower 90s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday
Mostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming partly sunny. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
Sunday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
Labor Day
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Tuesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.



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1230 PM EDT THU SEP 3 2015
 
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