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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Myers, Page Field (KFMY)

Lat: 26.58°NLon: 81.86°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Fort Myers Shores FL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light east southeast wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Light east southeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light east southeast wind.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ENE Fort Myers Shores FL
 26.73°N 81.69°W (Elev. 13 ft)
2:56 am EDT Apr 29, 2016
8am EDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm EDT May 5, 2016
 
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