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 >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cocoa - Patrick Air Force Base (KCOF)

Lat: 28.24°NLon: 80.61°WElev: 3ft.

A Few Clouds

88°F

31°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Merritt Island FL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Merritt Island FL
 28.33°N 80.68°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:15 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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