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Severe weather and flash flooding possible in separate areas Saturday

Severe weather will be possible across portions of the central and northern Plains Saturday. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds although a brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys, heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding where 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible through Sunday morning.
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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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Palmetto FL

  • Independence
    Day

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
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)
4:08 am EDT Jul 4, 2015
8am EDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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