Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Jul 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  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
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind around 5 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.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind around 5 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.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
4:11 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
6am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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