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Tropics Continue Active

The tropics continue active this weekend, with Tropical Storm Erika moving west-northwestward near Cuba, and three named storms in the Pacific: Ignacio, Jimena, and Kilo. Interests in an near Florida should monitor Erika, and interests in and near the main Hawaiian Islands should monitor Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport (KPGD)

Lat: 26.92°NLon: 81.99°WElev: 23ft.

Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Englewood FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west 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.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west 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.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Englewood FL
 26.97°N 82.36°W (Elev. 10 ft)
6:28 am EDT Aug 29, 2015
8am EDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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