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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ocala, Ocala International Airport-Jim Taylor Field (KOCF)

Lat: 29.17°NLon: 82.22°WElev: 89ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Aug 7:50 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Lecanto FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 73. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 73. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Lecanto FL
 28.88°N 82.52°W (Elev. 66 ft)
5:19 am EDT Aug 30, 2015
7am EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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