Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Altoona PA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds.  High near 81. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers.  Low around 58. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light northeast wind.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. High near 81. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 58. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Light northeast wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.4°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
7:01 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
7am EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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