Severe Weather and Flood Potential for the East; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest and Alaska

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall will affect the eastern portions of the country today. Across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains, showers with the chance for severe thunderstorms later today. For the Southwest and southern portions of Alaska, fire weather concerns expected today and could extend into the holiday weekend. Rip currents are possible for the east coast and Puerto Rico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Somerville, Somerset Airport (KSMQ)

Lat: 40.62°NLon: 74.67°WElev: 105ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

South Plainfield NJ

  • Today

    Today: Areas of drizzle before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Areas Drizzle
    and Areas Fog
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 65. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of drizzle before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 65. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
South Plainfield NJ
 40.58°N 74.42°W (Elev. 89 ft)
8:14 am EDT May 27, 2022
9am EDT May 27, 2022-6pm EDT Jun 2, 2022
 
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