Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to 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 forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

New York City, Central Park (KNYC)

Lat: 40.78°NLon: 73.97°WElev: 154ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 21 Aug 4:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Central Park NY

Severe T-storm Watch until August 21, 09:00pm
Heat Advisory until August 22, 08:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
Heat Advisory
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 21, 09:00pm
    Heat Advisory until August 22, 08:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 85. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 85. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
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 68.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Central Park NY
 40.78°N 73.97°W (Elev. 82 ft)
4:27 pm EDT Aug 21, 2019
5pm EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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Additional Resources

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