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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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Current conditions at

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport (KPGD)

Lat: 26.92°NLon: 81.99°WElev: 23ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 30 Jun 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Punta Gorda FL

  • Today

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Independence Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Punta Gorda FL
 26.9°N 82.05°W (Elev. 3 ft)
4:09 am EDT Jun 30, 2015
9am EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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