Daytona 500 Weather Forecast and Weather Radar for February 23, 2014

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Weather radar for the Daytona 500 — weather radar map provided by ZoomRadar.com.

UPDATE …
The Daytona 500 was stopped after 38 laps because of severe weather just after 2 p.m. ET. A dry track is expected about 8:30 p.m. ET. NASCAR can declare a winner if a race reaches 100 laps — half the full race. See Florida/Daytona weather radar at the bottom of this article.

WEATHER FORECAST FOR DAYTONA BEACH

CURRENT FORECAST: Current Daytona 500 Weather Forecast …

NWS Weather Forecast as of 6:35 AM ET …

SUNDAY
A slight chance of showers between 10am and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Sunday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

About .20 inch of rain possible between noon SUNDAY and 11 PM SUNDAY.

DAYTONA 500 SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23 2014 11 AM CT on FOX SPORTS — The Sprint Cup Season begins with the 56th Annual Race of the Daytona 500. The race kicks off the 2014 NASCAR season as the first points-paying event at 11:00 a.m. Rookie Austin Dillon won the pole position with a lap speed of 196.019 miles per hour, while Martin Truex, Jr. was second. Jimmie Johnson is the 2013 defending winner, and begins in 2014 in position 14 with a qualifying time of 194.637.

DAYTONA GREEN FLAG TIME
The green flag is scheduled for 1:29 p.m. ET/12:29 p.m. CT Sunday.


As the racing community prepares for Sunday’s Daytona 500, one of the sports top rising stars, Kyle Larson (Position 24) joins the “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-hosts to discuss the race, and some of the sport’s other big names.

Watch the end of the Daytona 500 from within Jimmie Johnson’s car …

The 2014 Daytona 500 is a 500 mile- (804.7 km)-long NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is one of four restrictor plate races on the Cup schedule. Contested over 200 laps on the 2.5-mile (4.0 km) asphalt tri-oval. The 2014 Daytona 500 will be the first race of the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season. Last year it was also the first race.

The 2014 Daytona 500 is broadcast live on FOX Sports.

In Arlington Heights on Comcast …
WFLD FOX is Channel 12 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 190 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

In Arlington Heights on WOW! Internet and Cable TV …
WFLD FOX is Channel 03 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 202 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

In Arlington Heights on AT&T U-verse …
WFLD FOX is Channel 12 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 1012 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

In Chicago on RCN Chicago …
WFLD FOX is Channel 12 for standard definition
WFLD FOX Channel 612 HD for High Definition WFLDDT (FOX)

WFLD over the air channel is 32, digital is 31.

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Gary Sinise – Honorary Starter for the 56th Annual Daytona 500.


VIDEO: Remembering Dale Earnhardt’s 1998 Daytona 500 win. Dale Earnhardt Jr. topped the speed chart for the final practice session before Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500. The 2004 Daytona 500 champion averaged 198.592 mph around the 2 1/2 -mile superspeedway.


A major moment in every fan, driver and crew member’s life. One they never forget, no matter how many come after. Their first Daytona 500. Carl Edwards, Brian Vickers and Marcos Ambrose recount their first experience at Daytona.


View Larger Map
Satellite Map View of Daytona International Speedway.

See also …
daytonainternationalspeedway.com

RACE RESULTS for the Daytona 500

foxsports.com

Wikipedia 2014 Daytona 500

Wikipedia 2013 Daytona 500

Wikipedia 2012 Daytona 500

Wikipedia 2011 Daytona 500

What time is the Green Flag?
DAYTONA GREEN FLAG TIME
The green flag is scheduled for 1:29 p.m. ET/12:29 p.m. CT Sunday.
The waving of a GREEN FLAG indicates the beginning or resumption of an auto race.

Chicago weather below …