Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (KSRQ)

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index75°F (24°C)
Last update 20 Sep 7:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. East southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.35°N 82.55°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:09 am EDT Sep 20, 2018
8am EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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