Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.78°NLon: 73.97°WElev: 154ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Aug 3:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Jersey City NJ

Heat Advisory August 21, 06:00am until August 22, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 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

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 9 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

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Jersey City NJ
 40.72°N 74.07°W (Elev. 85 ft)
3:52 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
4am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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