Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Albert Whitted Airport (KSPG)

Lat: 27.77°NLon: 82.63°WElev: 3ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 17 Aug 8:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Saint Petersburg FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 80 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 80 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 80 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Saint Petersburg FL
 27.75°N 82.64°W (Elev. 7 ft)
4:46 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
9am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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