JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Late evening storms have developed along the St. Johns River to I-75 (inland Florida). These are generally moderate but one or two may “pulse” into the severe category with gusty winds to 60 mph and hail to 1″.
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued until 9 p.m. for those along I-10 and west of I-75 and Lake City. Not near Jacksonville.
The heat continues into the weekend, on Saturday we start out with mostly sunny skies and warm up into the mid 90s, with feels like temperatures topping out at 109°. We expect 60% chances for afternoon storms, firing up around 2p.m. in our I-95 counties and drifting southward to include Clay & Putnam counties in the rain.
Sunday will be equally as hot, topping out at 96°, but the storms that fire up will be more limited, meaning you could stay dry on Sunday.
Monday starts out mostly sunny and turns hot, warming up to 96°, with 50% chances to see scattered afternoon storms.
Tuesday through Thursday look similar, with sunny starts, hot afternoons in the mid 90s, and 50-60% chances to see afternoon storms.