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Strong thunderstorms move onshore Sunday night

Thunderstorms producing frequent lightning move onshore in Duval & St. Johns County

Sunday's Temperature Trend
Sunday's Temperature Trend (Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Strong thunderstorms producing slow moving downpours and frequent lightning continue to move onshore this evening along the beaches in Duval and St. Johns County.

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Duval and St. Johns county until 12:15 a.m. Watch for localized flooding along roadways.

Flash Flood Warning Sunday Night
Flash Flood Warning Sunday Night (Copyright 2020 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

Monday will be much closer to normal (for September) as northeasterly winds will be gusty along the beach (up to 20 mph) and clouds and possibly sunrise rains/downpours along the coast will be present. These rains will spread inland quickly. Although, not a washout, there will be showers and storms on Exact Track 4D throughout the day. Highs will only be in the 80s.

Tuesday through Saturday we will really see the September rains move across the area, but primarily along the beaches of Georgia and North Florida. The pattern shifts so much that inland conditions will actually dry out as the northeasterly winds concentrate the rains at the beach. Afternoon highs only in the 80s.

Tropics will become much more active starting Monday, but really active by late in the week.

7-day forecast
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