Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 7 Aug 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light northwest wind.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light west wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light northwest wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Light west wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
11:26 am EDT Aug 7, 2020
3pm EDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 14, 2020
 
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