Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Newark, Newark International Airport (KEWR)

Lat: 40.68°NLon: 74.17°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 6:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Elizabeth NJ

Heat Advisory until August 17, 06:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 17, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Fri

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Elizabeth NJ
 40.69°N 74.16°W (Elev. 3 ft)
4:09 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
7am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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