First Alert: Weekend forecast

First Alert: Weekend forecast

The clouds will stick around tonight with some patches of drizzle here and there. Temperatures will fall back into the 50s overnight as the wind continues to cruise around 5 to 10 mph from the northwest.

Tropical Storm Nestor will churn by to our south in the gulf and head toward Florida this weekend. It leaves us on the northwest side, the dry side for this system.

Saturday will start out with some clouds here and there but will clear out through the day. Highs will be in the mid to upper 70s with no real chance for rain. Sunday will be a bit warmer with some extra clouds in the afternoon and evening. Highs on Sunday will be in the low to mid 80s.

Monday will feature a chance for showers and storms. Severe weather is possible, but not likely for our area. The main concern is heavy rain, frequent lightning and gusty wind. The chance for storms will pick up around 1 p.m. and last until around 10 p.m. Rainfall totals will be between 0.5″ and 2.0″ by the time it is all said and done.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week look drier and cooler with highs in the low 70s and plenty of sunshine.

The next chance for rain rolls in on Friday of next week. Highs will be in the mid 70s.

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