Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport (KPGD)

Lat: 26.92°NLon: 81.99°WElev: 23ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 1 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Port Charlotte FL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Port Charlotte FL
 26.99°N 82.1°W (Elev. 7 ft)
9:42 am EDT May 1, 2016
10am EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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