Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (KSRQ)

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 30 Apr 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East southeast wind 7 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
4:35 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
6pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 7, 2016
 
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