Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport (KAKR)

Lat: 41.04°NLon: 81.46°WElev: 1066ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 10:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Akron OH

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. East wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 72. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am.  Low around 55. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. East wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 72. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am. Low around 55. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Akron OH
 41.09°N 81.52°W (Elev. 912 ft)
9:38 am EDT Apr 16, 2024
11am EDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm EDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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