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

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Winter Havens Gilbert Airport (KGIF)

Lat: 28.06°NLon: 81.76°WElev: 141ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 2 Mar 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Winter Haven FL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  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: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Winter Haven FL
 28.01°N 81.73°W (Elev. 197 ft)
4:54 am EST Mar 2, 2024
8am EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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