Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.75°NLon: 73.8°WElev: 285ft.

Mostly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 4:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Rensselaer NY

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light southeast wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Rensselaer NY
 42.65°N 73.75°W (Elev. 102 ft)
4:04 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
5am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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