This is the current conditions weather report for Maspeth. The report was made 45 minutes ago, at 02:51 UTC. The wind was blowing at a speed of 24 miles per hour / 38.9 kilometers per hour with gusts up to 24 miles per hour / 38.9 kilometers per hour from the northwest (310°). The temperature was 52°F / 11°C, with a dew-point at 52°F / 11°C. The temperature felt like 46°F / 8°C. The atmospheric pressure was 29.94 inHg / 1015 hPa. The relative humidity was 58%. The skies were mostly cloudy.
Maspeth is a small community in the borough of Queens in New York City. Neighborhoods sharing borders with Maspeth are Woodside and Sunnyside to the north, Long Island City to the northwest, Williamsburg to the southwest, Ridgewood to the south and Middle Village and Elmhurst to the east.
The Grand Avenue Bridge carries Grand Street (Brooklyn) eastward across English Kill from Williamsburg where it becomes Grand Avenue, Maspeth's main street for dining and business. Grand Avenue continues eastward to end in Elmhurst. Cemeteries take up a large part of this small neighborhood. This area is surrounded with multiple dwelling homes and there are hardly any apartment buildings, except for the co-ops on 65th Place, also known as The Plateau.
43rd Street through 58th Street, including the former Furman Island, is industrial, and from 60th Street to 72nd Street is residential. Other freight moves on the Long Island Railroad Montauk Branch and the lightly used Bushwick Branch. A new West Maspeth rail freight station has been proposed in connection with a Cross-Harbor Rail Tunnel to diminish truck traffic across New York City. It is opposed by residents who don't want more trucks in Maspeth.
There is access to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Long Island Expressway. The former road crosses Newtown Creek on the Kosciuszko Bridge. These expressways are accessible at 69th and Grand Street.