Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

OHIO U/ATHEN-ALBANY (KUNI)

Lat: 39.22°NLon: 82.23°WElev: 764ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jul 12:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rio Grande OH

Excessive Heat Watch July 19, 12:00pm until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Scattered showers before 8am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Rio Grande OH
 38.87°N 82.35°W (Elev. 571 ft)
9:38 pm EDT Jul 17, 2019
1am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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