An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE)

Lat: 26.2°NLon: 80.18°WElev: 13ft.

Mostly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 18 Jul 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport FL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport FL
 26.2°N 80.19°W
4:31 pm EDT Jul 18, 2018
5pm EDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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