Severe Weather Shifts to the East; Record Warm Temperatures in the South

Scattered severe storms may produce damaging winds, hail, a few tornadoes, and isolated flash flooding from central New York/western New England southward into the Carolinas on Monday. An expansive early season heat wave will persist through the week bringing record-breaking temperatures across the Southwest through the Southern Plains through the week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Caldwell, Essex County Airport (KCDW)

Lat: 40.88°NLon: 74.28°WElev: 171ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Orange NJ

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 77. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 55. West wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 77. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 55. West wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
West Orange NJ
 40.79°N 74.26°W (Elev. 548 ft)
6:01 am EDT May 16, 2022
7am EDT May 16, 2022-6pm EDT May 22, 2022
 
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