Forecast

Official Weather Forecast

The next two days will be rain free with lots of sunshine and afternoon highs near 80. Changes will come on Tuesday afternoon when high clouds begin to increase across the area. On Wednesday the clouds will thicken and storms will move from Gulf waters into the Suncoast.

High pressure and dry air aloft will bring a mostly Sunny and warm Presidents Day. Expect afternoon temperatures to reach 80 with dry sunny skies. Winds will be a bit variable our of the east and south east.

SARASOTA Co., Fla. (WWSB) -- For the first time this year, our index for the Suncoast has risen to the moderate drought level, and Charlotte County is closing in on a severe classification.

Drier air moves in at the surface and aloft today behind the cold front that has moved to the south. Skies will clear and become sunny today with winds at the surface out of the northwest. This will bring cooler and less humid air to the Suncoast with highs in the low 70's, which is normal f…

Patchy early morning fog quickly gives way to partly cloudy skies today. An approaching cold front will bring increasing afternoon cloud cover and a line of thunderstorms and showers will move into the area by late afternoon or early evening. The Storm Prediction Center puts the Suncoast in …

The cold front that moved past yesterday will move past again today as a warm front. On the fronts trip north it will shift our winds to the south and moisture will increase, raising our humidity. The rapid increase in humidity will be one of the ingredients that will increase our chances fo…