Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (KSRQ)

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 6 Dec 3:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a north wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind around 7 mph becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a north wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East northeast wind 11 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
3:38 pm EST Dec 6, 2016
4pm EST Dec 6, 2016-6pm EST Dec 13, 2016
 
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