Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ithaca, Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (KITH)

Lat: 42.49°NLon: 76.46°WElev: 1099ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 1:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ithaca NY

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  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 then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 5am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Ithaca NY
 42.45°N 76.51°W (Elev. 394 ft)
11:24 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
2pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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