Weather Alert Day, Richard says it’s quiet now, but...

Nor’easter this weeknd

TODAY

Tornado Watch issued through 6pm for southeast Georgia and Northeast Florida.

Forecast remains on track for showers and storms associated with a squall line to move across our forecast area during the afternoon, evening. Models are consistent that the line may be not quite a solid, but still harbor strong to locally severe storms. Tornadic possibilities remain higher over southeast GA, cannot rule out an isolated tornado over northeast FL. Breezy south- southwest wind of 20-30 mph and gusty with gusts to 40 mph.

SQUAL TIMING:

12P WEST OF I-75

1-2 Waycross - Lake City

3-4 Nahunta - Lake Butler

4-5 Brunswick - Gainesville

5-6 Jax - Clay - Bradford-Nassau

6-7 St. Johns - Putnam - Flagler

Thursday: Weather Alert Day from 12pm - 7 pm with a focus across southeast Georgia. A low pressure will track across the SE US, driving a potent squall line across the area through the afternoon, early evening hours, exiting the Atlantic around sunset. Afternoon highs will climb into the 80s. The squall line and storm arrival around 1 pm along I-75, 3p along highway 301, 5 p near I-95, with SW wind increasing to 20 to 30 mph with peak gusts of 40 to 45 mph. Scattered storms with isolated tornadoes possible. Clearing and cooler overnight.

Friday: wake up temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s. Becoming partly cloudy to mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s to low 70s inland, 60s along our beaches.

Pollen: Juniper, Oak, Grasses ... 10.8

Looking ahead: Nor’easter weekend with driving wind and rounds of showers.

12pm 79

3pm 85- 30%

5pm 81 - 80%

8pm 72 - 20%

11pm 65

Sunrise: 7:33 am

Sunset: 7:37 pm


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