Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

Capital Region International Airport (KLAN)

Lat: 42.78°NLon: 84.6°WElev: 856ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

East Lansing MI

Severe T-storm Watch until August 18, 02:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 18, 02:00pm

    NOW until
    2:00pm Sun

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
East Lansing MI
 42.73°N 84.48°W (Elev. 846 ft)
8:08 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
9am EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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