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Weather forecast: More storms and 4th of July forecast

After a quiet start into the month of July, scattered showers and storms have developed across parts of the area.

  • Afternoon storm chances
  • Highs in the low 90s
  • Slightly drier air moves in

Once the sun sets, storm activity will slowly diminish with overnight lows in the mid-70s.

The forecast for Monday will remain similar to today with high temps creeping close to the low 90s. The pattern for isolated storms continues as the low pressure system lingers off the coast of the Panhandle of Florida.

Your Fourth of July forecast will consist of slightly higher rain chances, but warm temps.

The highs for Wednesday will make it a perfect day to cool off in the pool or at the beach; however, if you hear thunder roars, go indoors.

The rain chances for Thursday will pick back up with isolated storms. The high temps will continue to hover in the low 90s.

The end of the work week will be a copy and paste of Thursday with the pattern of scattered storms possible. The highs will continue to stay warm in the low 90s.

The typical summer pattern holds for the weekend with isolated showers at 50 percent and highs in the low 90s.

Your Marine and Surf forecast for Sunday:

In the tropics: no new development is expected in the next five days.

For surfers, the surfcast will shift to flat as wave hits are less than 1 foot. The rip current is low, but it is always best to swim close to a lifeguard.

The sea surface temperatures range from low 70s to the low 80s making it a refreshing escape from the heat.

Though if you do go out to the beach or tan by the pool, the UV index remains extreme, so don’t forget to reapply sunscreen.


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