JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – We started out sunny and turned hot, with temperatures climbing into the mid 90 and feels like temperatures around 100°. The forecast models continue to show that we will be a little drier than we expected this afternoon into the evening hours. The showers that will form will most likely be in our Southern counties- especially St Johns, , Putnam, Clay, and Flagler. Later this evening we expect a few coastal showers to wander down our I-95 counties.
Tonight will be on the cloudy side and warm, with overnight lows sinking down into the mid 70s overnight.
Friday starts out with sunshine, brings the heat, and then the storms. We wake up in the mid 70s and warm up into the low 90s, with feels like temperatures around 100°. Winds will be light and variable, expect building chances for rain after the noon hour, peaking at 60% chances for storms, around 2p.m. for Jacksonville. The chances for rain trail off after 6p.m.
The 4th of July will be partly cloudy with building daytime clouds. We will heat up into the low 90s with widespread chances for showers and storms between 2-7p.m. After 7pm the chances for rain drop down to 30%, so the fireworks should be dry.
Sunday looks cloudier, with highs around 90°, with widespread chances for showers and thunderstorms.
The widespread chances for rain continue through Tuesday, with afternoon highs around 90°.