Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 27.4°NLon: 82.56°WElev: 30ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 15 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Longboat Key FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 82 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. West southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 80 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. West southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80. West southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 92. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 92. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Longboat Key FL
 27.38°N 82.62°W (Elev. 3 ft)
9:05 am EDT Aug 15, 2020
10am EDT Aug 15, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2020
 
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