Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Airport (KPOU)

Lat: 41.63°NLon: 73.88°WElev: 164ft.

A Few Clouds

84°F

29°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 17 Aug 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Highland NY

Severe T-storm Watch until August 17, 11:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until August 17, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Fri

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some storms could be severe, with gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Highland NY
 41.73°N 73.95°W (Elev. 262 ft)
3:52 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
5pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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