It just wouldn’t be a NASCAR occasion without having the risk of a rain delay. Not even the to start with position-spending race of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Sequence — the Daytona five hundred — is immune.
Daytona Beach front, Fla., was spared from any inclement weather on Tuesday as Kyle Busch gained a thrilling Clash at Daytona. Thursday’s Daytona Duels, on the other hand, were being less fortunate rain delayed the 2nd qualifying race of the five hundred, usually acknowledged as the Daytona Duels.
NASCAR will likely hope for the former weather on Sunday, but early indications suggest the Daytona five hundred will have at least some delays. The size of the delay relies upon drastically on the sum of rainfall and how swiftly the keep track of can be dried.
Here’s anything you require to know about the weather forecast for the Daytona five hundred, together with probability of rain, higher and low temperatures and wind pace for the two Sunday afternoon and night:
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Daytona five hundred weather updates
nine:thirty a.m. – The Daytona five hundred is still on agenda for its 3 p.m. ET start time, pending substantial rain in the forecast for Daytona Worldwide Speedway all over the early morning and afternoon.
Seven hrs absent till engines are fired so are not able to convey to you what is heading to come about. If it is like this week, showers are scattered — so just relies upon in which they hit-pass up. I’m cautiously optimistic race will get in since have noticed windows to dry keep track of and race all week. https://t.co/gBmOBlAVMD
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) February 14, 2021
Daytona five hundred weather forecast
Nationwide Weather conditions Support
- Prospect of rain (Sunday): eighty percent
- Prospect of rain (Sunday night): eighty percent
- Substantial temperature: Close to 77
- Low temperature: Close to sixty four
Sunday’s forecast as of Feb. 14: “Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm immediately after 2pm. Substantial around 77. East wind five to ten mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Prospect of precipitation is eighty%. New rainfall quantities amongst a quarter and 50 % of an inch feasible. Tonight, showers and possibly a thunderstorm just before 8pm, then a probability of showers and thunderstorms amongst 8pm and 11pm. Low all around sixty four. South wind all around five mph becoming relaxed. Prospect of precipitation is eighty%. New precipitation quantities amongst a tenth and quarter of an inch, besides bigger quantities feasible in thunderstorms.”
Feb. twelve: “Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Substantial around seventy five. South wind five to ten mph. Prospect of precipitation is eighty percent.” That is adopted by a lessen, albeit not insignificant probability of rain that night: “A thirty percent probability of showers and thunderstorms. Typically cloudy, with a low all around sixty three. South wind all around five mph.”
The Weather conditions Channel
- Prospect of rain (Sunday): 80 percent
- Prospect of rain (Sunday night): 70 percent
- Winds: five-ten mph
- Substantial temperature: seventy six
- Low temperature: 65
Sunday’s forecast as of Feb. 14: “Scattered thunderstorms for the duration of the early morning becoming much more prevalent this afternoon. Major downpours are feasible. A several storms may perhaps be severe. Substantial 77F. Winds SSW at ten to 15 mph. Prospect of rain eighty%. Mostly cloudy skies. Scattered thunderstorms this night. Low all around 65F. Winds light-weight and variable. Prospect of rain 70%.”
Feb. twelve: The Weather conditions Channel as a very similar forecast as the Nationwide Weather conditions Support: higher probability of rain in the afternoon, adopted by a less — but still notable — probability in the night.
“Scattered thunderstorms in the early morning becoming much more prevalent in the afternoon. Storms may perhaps have potent gusty winds. Substantial seventy six. Winds South at five to ten mph. Prospect of rain eighty percent.” Following that, “scattered thunderstorms for the duration of the night, then partly cloudy overnight. Low around 65. Winds light-weight and variable. Prospect of rain forty percent.”