Not as chilly overnight, mild Wednesday ahead of overnight rain

Jacksonville's weather forecast looks wet Thursday morning

By Richard Nunn - Meteorologist

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A warm Wednesday with a slight chance of isolated showers this morning, becoming widespread along I-75 mainly after 9 pm tonight, 30 percent.  The front will push through during the overnight hours and exit the forecast circle between 9am - 11 am, 100 percent.  Due to the timing of the front this will prompt a Weather Authority Alert Day.   

Today: Partly cloudy and warm with a few morning showers followed by above normal temperatures this afternoon.  Clouds will move in tonight ahead of a cold front  which will bring widespread rainfall.  Afternoon highs in the 70s inland, upper 60s to low 70s along our beaches.  Showers possible after 9 pm along I-75 and southeast Georgia, 30 percent.

Thursday:  Weather Authority Alert Day - Thursday will start with showers, downpours with embedded thunderstorms possible.  This is focused on those who will be getting the kids ready for school and then making the crowded morning commute. Weather Alert 4:30 am - 9:00 am.  Wake up temperatures in the low 60s for northeast Florida, upper 50s across southeast Georgia.  Near seasonal highs in the upper 50s to 60s area wide.  Wind SW/W 10-15 mph.  

Looking ahead: Chilly, sunny conditions to follow.  Below normal temperatures through the weekend with the potential for winter advisories during the overnight, early morning hours.

Hourly Forecast:
Low 52
9 am 59
10 am 63
Noon 71
High 75
8 pm 73
10 pm 64 - 20%
11 pm 63 - 30%

Sunrise: 7:21 am
Sunset:  5:55 pm​

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