Dangerous Heat and Humidity Continues Over the Midwest/ East; Severe Thunderstorms Upper Midwest Into Great Lakes

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through today from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging wind gusts are forecast into tonight across portions of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin into Lower Michigan. Read More >

Current conditions at

Caldwell, Essex County Airport (KCDW)

Lat: 40.88°NLon: 74.28°WElev: 171ft.

Fair

96°F

36°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 20 Jul 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Orange NJ

Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
West Orange NJ
 40.79°N 74.26°W (Elev. 548 ft)
3:40 pm EDT Jul 20, 2019
6pm EDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2019
 
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