Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York, Kennedy International Airport (KJFK)

Lat: 40.64°NLon: 73.76°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.1 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 17 Jan 9:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

West Hempstead NY

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 12:00pm until January 20, 06:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Temperature rising to around 33 by 5am. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 31. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then rain after 1am.  Temperature rising to around 35 by 3am. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain before 1pm, then rain, snow, and sleet likely between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow after 4pm.  Temperature rising to near 37 by 10am, then falling to around 28 during the remainder of the day. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Blustery.

    Cold and
    Blustery

    High: 17 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly after midnight. Temperature rising to around 33 by 5am. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday
Snow likely before 10am, then a chance of rain between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 31. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 1am, then rain after 1am. Temperature rising to around 35 by 3am. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain before 1pm, then rain, snow, and sleet likely between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow after 4pm. Temperature rising to near 37 by 10am, then falling to around 28 during the remainder of the day. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Blustery.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 17. Blustery.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
West Hempstead NY
 40.69°N 73.64°W (Elev. 49 ft)
6:24 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
10pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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