Heat Will Continue in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the central and northern Plains, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Mostly Cloudy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 26 Jul 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Palmetto FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 7 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind around 7 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Palmetto FL
 27.51°N 82.58°W (Elev. 0 ft)
1:55 pm EDT Jul 26, 2016
2pm EDT Jul 26, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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