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Rain for the Northwest

An unseasonably cool weather pattern is predicted for the remainder of the work week for portions of the Northwest. This will bring welcomed rain showers to portions of this region of the country as crews continue to fight large wildfires.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

A Few Clouds

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 3 Sep 4:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FLSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 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.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Light west northwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 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.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northwest wind 3 to 8 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, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Labor Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FLSimilar City Names
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
3:22 am EDT Sep 3, 2015
5am EDT Sep 3, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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