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Breaking down the weather forecast for the Dixie Vodka 400, Contender Boats 250 at Homestead

Weather is always a factor for NASCAR races, so here’s what’s projected for the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida this week.

Denny Hamlin, driver of the FedEx Express Toyota, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2021 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

NASCAR drivers had a good run last week at the Daytona road course and will be hoping for another solid weather weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.

To start off the weekend, we have the Contender Boats 250 at Homestead for the Xfinity Series on Saturday night at 4:30 p.m. ET. On Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET, the Cup Series will run its Dixie Vodka 400.

Below we have listed the AccuWeather forecasts for weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Keep in mind that the weather could change, so the forecasts are all tentative.

Saturday, February 27th

Hi 83°F, Low 74°F: Sunny with 5% of rain, 9% cloud cover

4:30 p.m. ET, Contender Boats 250 (167 laps, 250 miles)

Sunday, February 28th

Hi 84°F, Low 73°F: Mostly sunny and breezy with 3% of rain and 18% cloud cover

3:30 p.m. ET, Dixie Vodka 400 (267 laps, 400 miles)

Weather report is courtesy of AccuWeather.