A new streak of heat with the same ol’ showers, storms

Hot through the weekend

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A warm night as showers and storms weaken.  A few showers will continue through around 10 p.m. tonight.  Rinse. Wash and repeat on Friday as storms bring frequent lightning, gusty wind and locally heavy rainfall along with above seasonal temperatures.

A new heat streak started today and will last through the weekend.  Expected Heat Index temperatures around 104-108 degrees.  Scattered showers with storms will be possible daily although coverage will be limited to areas near Hwy 301 to I-95 and the beaches due to the west, southwest wind.

Tonight:  Showers and isolated storms through 10 p.m.  Partly cloudy and mild overnight with patchy to areas of dense fog inland.

Friday:  Scattered showers and isolated storms, developing near and along Highway 301 to I-95 and the beaches, 30-50 percent for SE GA, 50-70 percent for NE FL.  Morning lows in the 70s to low 80s.  Highs in the mid-90s.  Feels Like temperatures around 104-108 degrees.    Wind SW/SE 5-10 mph.

Looking ahead.  Hot temperatures with possible heat advisories and daily rounds of scattered showers, and storms through the weekend.

Sunrise: 6:34 a.m.

Sunset: 8:31 p.m.

About the Author:

Richard Nunn is the Weather Authority Chief Meteorologist