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Chilly holiday weekend forecast

Jacksonville’s weather forecast for Martin Luther King Jr Weekend looks sunny & chilly

Weekend forecast looks chilly and sunny
Weekend forecast looks chilly and sunny

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The forecast for the long weekend calls for long sleeves- at the very least. A cold front pushing through the Southeast Friday night into Saturday morning will lower our temperatures through Monday.

Friday night we expect scattered showers to push through, into the overnight hours for some areas. The cold front behind the showers will then push through and we will see clearing skies and dropping temperatures. Temperatures will sink down into the upper 30s early Saturday morning. Frost is possible over inland areas, but the elevated overnight winds make frost less likely.

Saturday starts out in the cold upper 30s. Expect mostly sunny skies and temperatures only climbing into the mid 50s despite mostly sunny skies. It will be quite breezy, with westerly winds between 12-17 mph.

Sunday we wake up to an inland freeze and widespread frost. Temperatures will range from the mid to low 30s. Expect lighter winds and mostly sunny skies, with afternoon temperatures only climbing into the mid 50s.

Sunday night a few clouds will move in, helping keep us above freezing. Overnight temperatures will sink down into the upper 30s.

MLK Day looks a tad less cold, we wake up around 38° and warm up to around 60° under partly cloudy skies. There is a small chance for an isolated shower, primarily in the late afternoon and evening hours.