Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Critical fire weather threats continue across portions of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Albany International Airport (KALB)

Lat: 42.75°NLon: 73.8°WElev: 285ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 10 Aug 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Albany International Airport NY

Heat Advisory August 10, 12:00pm until August 11, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 96. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 96. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Albany International Airport NY
 42.79°N 73.84°W (Elev. 220 ft)
10:25 am EDT Aug 10, 2020
10am EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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