Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. 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 S 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 17 Aug 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bradenton FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest 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.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 104. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming south southwest 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.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 104. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Bradenton FL
 27.49°N 82.58°W (Elev. 16 ft)
9:29 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
11am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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