Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed E 16 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 24 May 9:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

Small Craft Advisory until May 25, 04:00pm
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Small Craft Advisory
  •  
    Small Craft Advisory until May 25, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Mon

    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 72. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 82. Breezy, with an east wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers. Low around 72. East wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 82. Breezy, with an east wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.35°N 82.55°W (Elev. 10 ft)
8:44 pm EDT May 24, 2020
10pm EDT May 24, 2020-6pm EDT May 31, 2020
 
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