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Severe weather expected for portions of the Central U.S on Thursday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) expects severe weather in the Central U.S on Thursday. The area of greatest concern is in the southern and central Plains. This area has been outlined by SPC as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.
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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

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 2:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Light east wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
9:17 pm EDT May 6, 2015
4am EDT May 7, 2015-6pm EDT May 13, 2015
 
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