Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (KFLL)

Lat: 26.08°NLon: 80.16°WElev: 0ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 21 Jul 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Lauderdale FL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Lauderdale FL
 26.12°N 80.14°W
5:16 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
7am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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