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Friday evening First Alert forecast (09/29/2017)

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Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 15:33:17-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- With a slow-moving front crossing the Big Bend and South Georgia today into tomorrow, we will be sandwiched between high pressure to our north and low pressure to our south. For the weekend and Monday, rain coverage will be higher due to an approaching low pressure disturbance in the Florida Straits. Beyond that, drier air looks to make a return with seasonable temperatures anticipated.

Friday night: After a very hot afternoon, Friday evening and night will be rather mild, with overnight lows into Saturday morning forecast to be in the lower 70s. Skies are expected to be partly cloudy with a stray shower possible.

Saturday and Sunday: The weekend will feature our region being just north of a slow moving front. Wrap-around moisture from a low pressure area to our south will move into the Big Bend and South Georgia, promoting higher rain coverage (40%) each day. Expect lows near 70° with highs on Saturday in the upper 80s with partly sunny skies and highs on Sunday in the lower 80s with more clouds anticipated.

Saturday Beach and Boating forecast information and your Saturday Tide Times are below:

Monday: Monday will feature the increase of moisture as the low pressure area gets closer to the Big Bend. Rain coverage is anticipated to be around 40% or higher with lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s and highs in the lower 80s.

Tuesday through next Friday: Drier air is anticipated to move in, though before midweek, some moisture may promote a few showers. Expect lows to range in the 60s with highs in the mid 80s.

You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. Meteorologist Valerie Mills has your Saturday and Sunday forecasts starting Saturday night. 

Plus, you can get the First Alert forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW.

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