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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 28 May 9:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 9 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.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
8:44 pm EDT May 28, 2015
11pm EDT May 28, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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