Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Crystal River Airport (KCGC)

Lat: 28.87°NLon: 82.57°WElev: 9ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

90°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:55 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lecanto FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light west southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  High near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light west southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. High near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 90. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 90. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
Lecanto FL
 28.86°N 82.49°W (Elev. 56 ft)
3:43 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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