Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport (KPGD)

Lat: 26.92°NLon: 81.99°WElev: 23ft.

A Few Clouds

92°F

33°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 1 Jul 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport FL
 26.91°N 82°W (Elev. 7 ft)
3:00 pm EDT Jul 1, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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