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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update on 27 Mar 2:53 am EDT

Current conditions at

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport (KPGD)

Lat: 26.92°N Lon: 81.99°W Elev: 23ft.

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport FL

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. High near 81. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday Night
Scattered showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport FL
 26.91°N 82°W (Elev. 7 ft)
Last Update: 8:05 pm EDT Mar 26, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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