Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 9:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east after midnight.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.35°N 82.55°W (Elev. 10 ft)
6:15 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
10pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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