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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition, heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index 96°F (36°C)
Last update on 18 Apr 2:53 pm EDT

Current conditions at

Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE)

Lat: 26.2°N Lon: 80.18°W Elev: 13ft.

For More Weather Information:

Miami - South Florida Local Forecast Office

Fort Lauderdale FL

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Fort Lauderdale FL
 26.15°N 80.14°W
Last Update: 12:16 pm EDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4pm EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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