Friday’s forecast looks drier, Nor’Easter sets in for the weekend

Jacksonville’s weather forecast finally turns cooler next week

Tonight's Forecast

Scattered to numerous showers with isolated storms possible as Sally`s circulation passes to our north. Locally two bands of showers from southeast Georgia to south of I-10 across northeast Florida will continue to move from the west to east. Expect some intensification with daytime heating. Threat of locally heavy rainfall and wind gust 15-20 with gusts to 30 possible.

Today: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms spreading inland through the day. Locally heavy rain possible near and along I-75 and coastal southeast Georgia. Afternoon highs in the 80s to low 90s inland and along our beaches. Areas of rain with storms, 60-80 percent inland with 50-60 percent along the beaches. Heaviest rain expected across southeast Georgia and along I-75. Wind SW 15-20, gusts to 30 mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers and storms across northeast Florida and southeast Georgia, 20-30 percent. Highs in the 80s inland and along our beaches. Becoming cloudy late as wind turns onshore overnight, lows in the 70s. Wind WSW 5-10 mph.

Looking ahead: Nor’easter like conditions developing through Saturday and Sunday.

Drier and cooler next week

About the Author:

Richard Nunn is the Weather Authority Chief Meteorologist