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Flash flood threat forecast from southwestern Texas to the Appalachians on Wednesday

Heavy rainfall will be possible along a frontal boundary that will extend from Maine to far southwestern Texas on Wednesday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with some locations seeing 5 to 6 inches especially across the southern Plains. Flash flooding will be possible mainly from southwestern Texas to the central Appalachians. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winter Havens Gilbert Airport (KGIF)

Lat: 28.06°NLon: 81.76°WElev: 141ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 11:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Alfred FL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light east southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 74. East southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 93. East wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light east southeast wind.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 100. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 74. East southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 93. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Alfred FL
 28.1°N 81.72°W (Elev. 148 ft)
10:46 pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
12am EDT Jul 8, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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