Conditions will stay very pleasant through our Tuesday evening with mostly clear skies light NW winds shifting to the NE, and lows in the upper 60's for coastal and southern areas. However, we will see some upper 50's in interior areas of the Nature Coast.
Wednesday will bring some changes as we do expect more clouds, a 30% - 40% chance of showers, and high temperatures below average peaking in the low 80's.
Another front will move through our area on Friday, bringing with it a few clouds and a 30% chance of rain. After a cooler day Wednesday, daytime highs will stay in the mid and upper 80's with lows in the upper 60's.
Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday A 30% - 40% percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Friday A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Hurricane Rafael will bring tropical storm force winds to the island of Bermuda this evening. Here are the latest stats on Rafael:
ABOUT 130 MI...210 KM SSE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE AT 26 MPH...43 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...969 MB...28.61 INCHES