Zeta to Make Landfall Today; Heavy Rainfall and Flooding Possible Over Much of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic

Zeta will make landfall along the northern Gulf Coast today with life-threatening storm surge, damaging winds, and flooding. As Zeta's moisture moves northward, heavy rainfall will develop across much of the Southeast before advancing into the Appalachians, Ohio Valley, and Mid Atlantic tonight into Thursday. This rainfall will lead to flash, urban, small stream, and minor river flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.39°NLon: 86.47°WElev: 20ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Oct 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Destin, Ft. Walton Beach Airport FL

Tropical Storm Warning until further notice
Coastal Flood Advisory until October 29, 06:00am
High Surf Warning until October 29, 06:00pm
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Tropical Storm Warning until further notice
Coastal Flood Advisory
High Surf Warning
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    Tropical Storm Warning until further notice
    Coastal Flood Advisory until October 29, 06:00am
    High Surf Warning until October 29, 06:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Expected

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Destin, Ft. Walton Beach Airport FL
 30.4°N 86.48°W (Elev. 20 ft)
4:29 am CDT Oct 28, 2020
7am CDT Oct 28, 2020-6pm CST Nov 3, 2020
 
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