Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Newark, Newark International Airport (KEWR)

Lat: 40.68°NLon: 74.17°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 17 Aug 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Newark 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.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °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 74. Southwest 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: 74 °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 71. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind 8 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 74. Southwest 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 71. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 9 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 86.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Newark NJ
 40.73°N 74.18°W (Elev. 121 ft)
10:33 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
11am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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