Multiday Heat Wave Forecast For Much of Central/Eastern U.S.

A major summer heat wave is forecast midweek into this coming weekend across much of the central and eastern states and lingering in the southwest. The combination of temperature and humidity will lift the heat index above 100 in many locations with 110 or higher possible in the warmest locations. There will be nearly no relief at night with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Current conditions at

Altoona - Blair County Airport (KAOO)

Lat: 40.3°NLon: 78.32°WElev: 1467ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°C

80°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 6 km/h
Barometer 1017.2 mb (30.07 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (82°F)
Last update 16 Jul 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Altoona PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 30. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 30 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33.

    Hot

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 30. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Altoona PA
 40.51°N 78.37°W (Elev. 386 m)
8:13 pm EDT Jul 16, 2019
8pm EDT Jul 16, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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