Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 30.39°NLon: 86.47°WElev: 20ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 18 Sep 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Destin, Ft. Walton Beach Airport FL

Flash Flood Watch until September 18, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until September 18, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 80. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 74. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Destin, Ft. Walton Beach Airport FL
 30.4°N 86.45°W (Elev. 33 ft)
3:35 pm CDT Sep 18, 2021
3pm CDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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