MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- The cold rainy pattern that has dominated the area yesterday will quiet down with cooler than average temperatures expected through the weekend. Next week, a very potent Arctic air mass is expected to roll in the southeast, harshly dropping our temperatures when it arrives.
Friday: Clouds, with a light mist are likely through the morning, though the rain threat is diminishing. Expect morning lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. As we progress through the afternoon, expect the clouds to break, allowing skies to reveal more sunshine. Forecast highs today are in the mid to upper 50s.
Friday Beach and Boating forecast information and your Friday Tide Times are below:
Saturday and Sunday: Chilly air is expected to continue with morning lows in the upper 30s with highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. A 20% chance of rain is present on Sunday as an Arctic cold front approaches.
Monday: As the front arrives, scattered showers are expected on Monday with cold rain being the threat. Expect temperatures to stay in the 40s all day.
Tuesday: Arctic air will start to bleed into the Big Bend and South Georgia with lows in the lower 30s and highs in the upper 40s. A low-end chance of rain is possible on Tuesday (20%). As of now, frozen precipitation does NOT look likely.
Wednesday and Thursday: The coldest temperatures so far this Winter will arrive with morning lows expected to be in the upper 20s with highs only in the 40s. Hard freezes are very possible with possible wind chill values even lower than the upper 20s.
You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon.
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Beach and Boating forecast A (12/29/2017)