Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNW Imler PA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of drizzle before 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  High near 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Low around 61. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of drizzle before 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. High near 72. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 61. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNW Imler PA
 40.28°N 78.55°W (Elev. 2986 ft)
4:38 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
6am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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