Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.78°NLon: 73.97°WElev: 154ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 17 Aug 11:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Central Park NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 76. Light south wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 76. Light south wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Central Park NY
 40.78°N 73.97°W (Elev. 82 ft)
12:49 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
12am EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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