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Rainy/Stormy night in Georgia translates into a toasty Memorial Day weekend

Jacksonville’s Memorial Day weekend forecast looks hot and mostly dry

Hot afternoon
Hot afternoon

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The heat fueled some significant rains/storms around Waycross, Georgia Friday night. Up to 6" of rain fell causing some flooding and lots of lighting and some small hail.

Jacksonville? Not so much.

These storms will fade into sunrise and remain mainly in Georgia. This will set us all up for a very sunny and hot Saturday. Afternoon highs will approach 95 inland and 90 at the beach. Beaches will have a nice sea breeze after the lunch hour. Temperatures will drop back into the 80s. Sunshine will be seriously strong, so don’t forget sunscreen!

Watch for rip currents and keep safe during this Memorial Day weekend.

Sunday, we wake up around 70 degrees and warm up into the low 90s again under partly cloudy skies. Expect a 20% chance for an afternoon shower to fire up to the west of I-95.

Memorial Day will be breezier and not as hot, hitting the upper 80s during the afternoon. We have a 30% chance for an afternoon showers and a few more clouds in the sky.

Tuesday through Friday will be not AS hot, topping out in the mid 80s with breezy conditions expected. Chances for rain will be in the 30% range.

Memorial Day weekend
Memorial Day weekend

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