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Heavy rain possible for parts of the northern Rockies & Plains; Severe storms for the Upper Midwest

An unseasonably strong storm system in the northwest U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms, some heavy, to parts of the northern Rockies and northern Plains through Saturday. Isolated flash floods will be possible in these areas. Some of the storms could be severe in parts of the Dakotas into Minnesota, with large hail and damaging winds.
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Sarasota FL

7 Day Forecast

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Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 79 °F

Saturday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 89 °F

Saturday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 79 °F

Sunday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Sunday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 79 °F

Monday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 93 °F

Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 78 °F

Tuesday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Tuesday
Night

Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Thunderstorms

Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Light and variable wind.
  • Saturday Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 101. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Monday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. East northeast wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Tuesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Night Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. East wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Wednesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday Night Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Thursday Night Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.