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

Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE)

Lat: 26.2°NLon: 80.18°WElev: 13ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 14 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Tamarac FL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Light southeast wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Light southeast wind.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 78. Light southeast wind.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Light southeast wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Tamarac FL
 26.2°N 80.26°W
9:16 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
10am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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