Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Winter Havens Gilbert Airport (KGIF)

Lat: 28.06°NLon: 81.76°WElev: 141ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NE 6 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 27 May 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Polk City FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light south southeast wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light south southeast wind.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Polk City FL
 28.18°N 81.81°W (Elev. 148 ft)
5:42 pm EDT May 27, 2016
6pm EDT May 27, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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