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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.

Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Current conditions at

Allentown, Lehigh Valley International Airport (KABE)

Lat: 40.65°NLon: 75.45°WElev: 384ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed W 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 4 Aug 3:51 pm EDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy this evening...then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph...becoming southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds around 5 mph...becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday
Partly sunny. A chance of rain in the morning. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Monday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Tuesday
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of rain 30 percent.



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