Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gainesville, Gainesville Regional Airport (KGNV)

Lat: 29.69°NLon: 82.28°WElev: 151ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

94°F

34°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 17 Aug 2:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Gainesville FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Gainesville FL
 29.67°N 82.33°W
2:17 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
3pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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