22 May 2013 04:27 PM EST
-by Trista McKenzie, Contributing Writer; Image: New York may be seeing some thunderstorms this evening, carrying over into Thursday. (Image Source: NOAA)
After a fairly scorching Tuesday, New York City has cooled off for Wednesday afternoon.
Though the forecast called for a high of 85 degrees, the temperature is currently 77 degrees—which was also the day’s peak. At the moment, the sky is cloudy and there is a south wind at 8 mph. Through the evening, the temperature will stay steady, dropping to an overnight low of 68 degrees. Overnight, expect partly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of rain and possible isolated thunderstorms.
Thunderstorms will continue into Thursday, especially in the afternoon. Storms may be severe at times. Otherwise, expect a high of 75 degrees and a 60 percent chance of rain. Thunderstorms are likely in to Thursday night as the low reaches 63 degrees. The chance of rain overnight is 80 percent.
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