MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- The end of the work week and the start of the holiday weekend will be Summer-like, with warmth and mugginess coupled with scattered coverage of showers and thunderstorms. Sunday and Memorial Day will have the greatest threat for widespread heavy rains. Flood potential will be highest during that period.
Friday: The morning starts off muggy and warm, with low temperatures generally in the lower 70s. Some areas of fog are possible with rain unlikely. As the morning transitions into the afternoon, rain coverage is expected to grow. Expect daytime highs in the mid to upper 80s with rain coverage at around 60%. Locally heavy rainfall is possible.
Friday Marine/Beach forecast information and your Friday Tide Times are below:
Saturday: More of the same is expected for Saturday. A tropical low pressure system (which may be a tropical depression or tropical storm by then) will still be well to our south, but wind flow will be in the from the southeast, adding warmth and more moisture. Expect lows in the lower 70s, highs in the mid to upper 80s, with rain coverage around 60%.
Sunday: Wash-out conditions are likely. Rainfall will be on/off through the day with limited sunshine looking like it will be hard to come by. Rain coverage is forecast to be greater than 90% with widespread heavy rains. Accumulations of two to five inches are expected, with locally higher amounts likely. This can lead to the potential for FLASH FLOODS. Lows are forecast to be in the lower 70s with highs in the upper 70s to 80 degrees.
Memorial Day: Widespread rains are still expected at this point in time, with locally heavy rains aggravating flooding potential. Expect rain coverage at around 70% with lows in the 70s and highs in the lower to mid 80s. Skies look to be mostly cloudy with some sun possible.
Next Tuesday through Thursday: A Summer-like setup is expected with afternoon warmth, mugginess, and storms likely each day. Expect lows in the lower 70s, highs in the mid to upper 80s, and rain coverage between 50-60%.
You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. First Alert Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.
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