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Wind shift and a temperature shift rule Jacksonville weather

Weak cold fronts can be tricky some parts of the year, for March?

A few sunrise showers possible
A few sunrise showers possible

Weak cold fronts can be tricky in mid-summer (mid-June to mid-August) but in late March, sometimes they are merely a wind shift and a minor cool down. The wind shift is what makes the biggest impact. On Wednesday, moderate southwesterly winds pushed much of the heat all the way to area beaches. Highs there well into the 80s. We had a record high at Jacksonville International Airport, we reached 91°.

Thursday’s winds will shift to be more onshore (easterly) and air coming across the Atlantic and then onto our beaches, the temperatures will be cooler. Today will be sunny and not-as-warm, topping out in the low to mid 80s. Winds will be northeast 12-20 mph. A nice fresh breeze..

Friday kicks off a 3-day "heat streak" mostly sunny and hot weather pattern that stretches through the weekend, topping out in the low 90s Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Monday, Tuesday will be a little cloudier, a little cooler, only topping out around 80 degrees. The best part is we may see some decent showers to help with the pollen!

Heat returns quickly
Heat returns quickly

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