Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 11 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Sarasota FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 108. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  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

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind around 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 108. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. East southeast wind around 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Sarasota FL
 27.35°N 82.55°W (Elev. 10 ft)
8:02 am EDT Aug 11, 2020
10am EDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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