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

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

A Few Clouds

84°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 2 May 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 7 to 9 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 7 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.33°N 82.55°W (Elev. 0 ft)
2:49 pm EDT May 2, 2016
6pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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