Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Okeechobee County Airport (KOBE)

Lat: 27.26°NLon: 80.85°WElev: 34ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 2:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles N Venus FL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles N Venus FL
 27.16°N 81.36°W (Elev. 148 ft)
2:56 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
3am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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