A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains through the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains today, bringing strong winds and fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas, as well as a risk of severe storms and heavy rainfall from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. The severe storm and heavy rainfall threat will spread across the Southeast on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Destin, Destin-Ft. Walton Beach Airport (KDTS)

Lat: 30.39°NLon: 86.47°WElev: 20ft.

Partly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Dec 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Destin, Ft. Walton Beach Airport FL

High Surf Advisory December 13, 06:00pm until December 15, 03:00am
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High Surf Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 61. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 61. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Destin, Ft. Walton Beach Airport FL
 30.4°N 86.48°W (Elev. 20 ft)
3:57 am CST Dec 13, 2018
3pm CST Dec 13, 2018-6pm CST Dec 19, 2018
 
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