Heat Advisory coverage expanded, scattered showers, storms inland

Not as hot this weekend


Update: Strong storms continue to move inland across Putnam, Southern St Johns and Flagler County this afternoon. Storms are producing heavy rainfall, gusty winds, frequent lightning and pea size hail.

The Heat Advisory has been extended to include coastal St. Johns and Flagler counties. Heat Advisory continues through 4 pm. Feels Like temperatures will range from 103 to 110 degrees. Scattered showers with storms, mainly west of the River late this afternoon through sunset.

Friday: Heat Advisory through 4 p.m. Afternoon highs in the low 90s inland, upper 80s along the beaches. Scattered showers with storms, some locally heavy, will develop after 12 p.m., 40-80 percent.

Saturday: A muggy and warm start to the day with morning lows in the 70s area wide. Afternoon highs return to near seasonal levels, upper 80s to low 90s. Scattered showers and storms will form along the colliding sea breezes, 40-70 percent, most coverage will be west of the River, highway 301 to I-75.

Looking ahead: Partly cloudy with near seasonal temperatures Sunday with less shower, storm coverage. Work week starts with partly cloudy skies and near seasonal temperatures.

Rip Currents risk: Moderate.

5pm 93

8pm 84

10pm 82

11pm 81

Sunrise: 6:26 am

Sunset: 8:32 pm

About the Authors:

Richard Nunn is the Weather Authority Chief Meteorologist