Severe Thunderstorms Wednesday in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Thunderstorms associated with severe wind gusts, large hail to very large hail, flash flooding, and a couple tornadoes will be possible Wednesday afternoon and night across parts of the Upper Midwest and extending into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 1:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lancaster NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.  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 and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Lancaster NY
 42.89°N 78.66°W (Elev. 689 ft)
1:38 am EDT Jul 28, 2021
2am EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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