Where storms could impact July 4th fireworks shows
The July 4th holiday weekend is nearly upon us, and eyes begin to turn to the weather for a very specific timeframe. Rain and storms are a near-daily occurrence in early July, and they can severely impact the July 4th fireworks displays across the area.
Red, White and Boom to rock this July 4
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Get ready to rock out in the River City on July 4. WJXT and 97.9 KISS FM have locked down the most star-studded ‘Red White and Boom’ show in Jacksonville’s history. Some top musical groups will be featured during the two-hour show that culminates with the Jacksonville Fireworks Spectacular over the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville this Fourth of July. Or you can stay safe and comfortable in your living room and watch the show. “The annual July 4th fireworks has been a signature event for the city of Jacksonville and Channel 4 for more than a decade.
Hot, humid and hazy, Richard says heat continues with increasing showers, storms
Isolated showers and storms will develop late today, mainly after 2pm closer to I-75. Today: Isolated showers with storms, 20 percent along and near I-75 to highway 301. Afternoon highs in the mid to upper 90s inland, low 90s for the beaches. Isolated showers with thunderstorms will develop during the afternoon and linger late, 40-60 percent area wide. Looking ahead: The heat continues with showers and storms increasing in coverage through the week.