Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 24 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Palmetto FL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 9 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Palmetto FL
 27.51°N 82.58°W (Elev. 0 ft)
9:29 am EDT May 24, 2016
11am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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