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 >

Current conditions at

Fort Myers, Southwest Florida International Airport (KRSW)

Lat: 26.53°NLon: 81.77°WElev: 30ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

80°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Myers, SW Florida Intl Airport FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light east northeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light east southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light east northeast wind.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. East southeast wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light east southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Myers, SW Florida Intl Airport FL
 26.53°N 81.76°W (Elev. 16 ft)
9:23 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
11pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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