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A Major Severe Weather Outbreak is Forecast Today and/or Tonight

A severe thunderstorm and tornado outbreak is expected today across north Florida and south Georgia, with the significant severe threat also expected to extend southward into central Florida and northeastward into South Carolina this evening. A few long-track, strong tornadoes will be possible. In the west, more heavy rain and mountain snow will occur into the early part of this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bartow Municipal (KBOW)

Lat: 27.95° N Lon: 81.78° W Elev: 128 ft.




Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 17 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Jan 10:45 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Hardee County

This Afternoon
Partly sunny early...then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms early,...then chance of thunderstorms early this afternoon. Thunderstorms likely late. Some thunderstorms may be severe late. Windy with highs in the lower 80s. South winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the southwest around 25 mph this afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Showers with thunderstorms likely in the evening,... Then showers likely with chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms early in the morning. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the evening. Windy with lows in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Breezy and not as warm with highs in the lower 70s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Cooler with lows in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening...then becoming partly cloudy. A slight a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday And Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows in the upper 40s.
Partly sunny with a slight a chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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943 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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