Cloudy and not as chilly tonight, warm end to the year

Jacksonville’s weather forecast looks wet for the weekend


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today we topped out in the mid 60s, and thanks to building clouds, which act like a blanket overnight, ahead of a warm front- we won’t be as chilly tonight, waking up in the low 50s. Inland patchy fog is expected overnight.

Wednesday will be mild. We start the day with a few coastal showers, mainly in Duval, Nassau, Camden, & Glynn counties before 10 a.m. After that expect partly cloudy skies and temperatures climbing into the low 70s.

Thursday, also New Year’s Eve, will be warm. We wake up in the upper 50s and warm up into the upper 70s under mostly sunny skies. Expect southeasterly winds between 10-15 mph.

For New Year’s Eve celebrations, at midnight our temperatures will be in the mid 60s, with winds out of the south around 10 mph. We do have chances for patchy fog to develop as we head past midnight.

Friday, or New Year’s Day, the forecast has dried up a bit! We wake up in the mid to low 60s and warm up into the upper 70s, near 80° for the afternoon. Expect partly sunny skies and breezy southerly winds around 15 mph.

Friday night our chances for showers starts to build, expect 50% chances for showers and thunderstorms overnight under mostly cloudy skies as temperatures dip into the low 60s.

Saturday will be the wetter day of the weekend, with 70% chances to see the showers and thunderstorms moving through our area ahead of a cold front. we will make it into the low 70s for a daytime high.

Sunday will be sunny and chilly, starting out around 50° and only warming into the low 60s.

Monday and Tuesday look equally as chilly and sunny.