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Above-normal temperatures continue across much of U.S.

Temperatures will once again be above-normal, in some cases by as much as 15-20 degrees, across much of the contiguous U.S. on Wednesday. Afternoon highs are forecast to reach into the mid to upper 90s across the Great Plains, as well as parts of the southern U.S. and mid-Atlantic. Take precautions if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE)

Lat: 26.2°NLon: 80.18°WElev: 13ft.

A Few Clouds

89°F

32°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 2 Sep 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Tamarac FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light northwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Light and variable wind.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light northwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Labor Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Tamarac FL
 26.2°N 80.26°W
4:31 pm EDT Sep 2, 2015
5pm EDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 9, 2015
 
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