55ºF

Storms are offshore, light rain remains

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – UPDATE:

The severe weather warnings have all expired, the storms are moving offshore now. Light to moderate rain remains behind, moving East across our area.

Area weather stations reported wind gusts during the storm ranging from 40mph to 60mph. Several reports of trees down have rolled in and one tree was reportedly struck by lightning.

Updated Warnings:

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Baker, Duval, Nassau, & Charlton counties until 4:45pm. These storms are moving NE at 20mph and are capable of producing damaging wind gusts in excess of 60mph, nickel size hail, and frequent lightning. 

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Putnam and Marion counties until 5:00pm. These storms are moving NE at 20mph. These storms are producing very heavy rain, destructive wind and hail, and frequent lightning. . 

UPDATE:

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Camden until 4pm and another Warning has been issued for Nassau, Charlton, and Camden counties until 4:30- these storms are moving NE at 30mph and are producing damaging winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. 

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Marion and Alachua counties until 4:30pm. These storms are moving NE at 20mph and you can expect gusty winds, frequent lightning, heavy rain and nickel sized hail. 


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Sunday began quiet in the low 70s and upper 60s across the region.

Expect a quick warm-up Sunday morning under mostly sunny skies with temperatures climbing through the 70s and in the mid to upper 80s by the lunch hour.

Winds will build very slowly out of the Southwest and end up between 10 and 15 mph by the afternoon hours. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms will move rapidly inland from the Gulf. Chances for rain Sunday are at 60%. 

Some of the thunderstorms will be strong, producing wind gusts of wind around 40 mph with some small hail. Isolated storms may become severe especially across southeastern Georgia.

Afternoon thunderstorms could approach I 95 around three or 4 PM, before sweeping offshore. Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are possible. The last of the thunderstorms should be sweeping offshore around sunset. 

The overnight hours will be quiet, with clearing skies and temperatures dropping into the  low 70s by Monday morning. 


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