Threat For Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding Continues From The Mid South To The Mid Atlantic; Critical Fire Weather Over The Western U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding from portions of the Mid South to the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through midweek. Some areas could see locally significant flooding. Out west,very dry humidity combined with gusty winds will lead to a continued threat for critical fire weather and dry thunderstorms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Caldwell, Essex County Airport (KCDW)

Lat: 40.88°NLon: 74.28°WElev: 171ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.46 in (1031.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Sep 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfield NJ

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 62. East wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog. High near 73. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Patchy fog before midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 62. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog. High near 73. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Fairfield NJ
 40.88°N 74.3°W (Elev. 167 ft)
3:13 pm EDT Sep 24, 2018
5pm EDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2018
 
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