06/11/2011 8:33AM

Belmont Stakes weather forecast


It has been raining in New York this morning, with thunderstorms forecast off and on throughout the day, according to Weather.com. Looking at the hour-by-hour forecast for Elmont, N.Y., where Belmont Park is located, there is a 100% chance of precipitation at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., dipping to a 40-50% chance by 7 p.m. Post time for today's Belmont Stakes is scheduled for 6:35.

Current weather as of 9:30 a.m. is cloudy and 66 degrees, and both the main track and turf course are listed as good, according to the New York Racing Association's website.