Western Heat Wave Continues; Severe Weather in the Midwest; Tropical Disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico

The persistent and extreme heat wave being felt across the western U.S. is set to continue and even expand into the Central U.S. Severe weather and flash flooding are possible over the Midwest. A tropical depression will likely form over the western Gulf of Mexico in the next two days. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Leesburg International Airport (KLEE)

Lat: 28.82°NLon: 81.81°WElev: 66ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 16 Jun 11:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Altoona FL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Altoona FL
 28.99°N 81.64°W (Elev. 98 ft)
12:29 am EDT Jun 17, 2021
12am EDT Jun 17, 2021-6pm EDT Jun 22, 2021
 
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