Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pottstown, Pottstown Limerick Airport (KPTW)

Lat: 40.24°NLon: 75.55°WElev: 288ft.

Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 18 Jul 4:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Phoenixville PA

Excessive Heat Watch July 19, 12:00pm until July 21, 10:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Phoenixville PA
 40.13°N 75.53°W (Elev. 157 ft)
3:53 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
5am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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