Forecast Details for New York City, NY

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Current Alerts for New York City, NY: Wind Advisory Winter Weather Advisory
Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Wind chill values between 30 and 35. North wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday: Rain, mainly after noon. High near 49. Wind chill values between 30 and 40 early. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night: Rain before 10pm, then a chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Low around 40. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 8 to 17 mph.
Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 28.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

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Weather Topic: What are Cirrostratus Clouds?

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Cirrostratus Clouds Next Topic: Cirrus Clouds

Cirrostratus clouds are high, thin clouds that form above 20,000 feet and are made mostly of ice crystals. They sometimes look like giant feathers, horse tails, or curls of hair in the sky. These clouds are pushed by the jet stream and can move at high speeds reaching 100 mph.

What do they indicate?
They indicate that a precipitation is likely within 24 hours.

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Weather Topic: What is Condensation?

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Condensation Next Topic: Contrails

Condensation is the process which creates clouds, and therefore it is a crucial process in the water cycle. Condensation is the change of matter from a state of gas into a state of liquid, and it happens because water molecules release heat into the atmosphere and become organized into a more closely packed structure, what we might see as water droplets.

Water is always present in the air around us as a vapor, but it's too small for us to see. When water undergoes the process of condensation it becomes organized into visible water droplets. You've probably seen condensation happen before on the surface of a cold drink!

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