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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.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 5:53 am EDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Windy

    Windy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with an east wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Windy, with an east wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with an east wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Pompano Beach FL
 26.24°N 80.15°W
5:01 am EDT May 3, 2015
7am EDT May 3, 2015-6pm EDT May 9, 2015
 
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