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Storm Team Friday morning forecast (04/07/2017)

Tide Times (04/07/2017)
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Posted at 6:25 AM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 03:52:37-04

MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- Dry and stable air stay with us today through the weekend with high pressure being the dominant force in determining our local weather pattern.

Friday: Morning lows are chilly, with numbers in the 40s to lower 50s. Highs are forecast to be around 70°. Those may occur late this afternoon, with a slow warming trend early on.

Winds will still be a bit breezy due to the influence of low pressure to our north, and building high pressure to our northwest. The result is a combination of two factors: Dry air and stronger winds. This will make it potentially dangerous to light fires since the air is so dry. The spread of fire will be easier to occur with such a condition. Because of this, a RED FLAG WARNING will go in effect at 1:00pm ET. It stays in effect until 7:00pm ET. Outdoor burning isn't recommended.

Information on that is below:

Your Beach and Boating forecast is below:

Your Tide Times for this Friday are also below:

Saturday: It will be almost the same as Friday, with expected lows cooler. Numbers may close in on 40°. Highs are forecast to be in the lower 70s. Winds won't be as strong as Thursday and Friday.

Sunday: High pressure still in control, though it starts to move further east. This will turn the winds from the east, warming us up in the afternoon. Lows are forecast to be in the lower 40s with highs near 80°.

Monday and Tuesday: Lows will climb back to the 50s with highs in the 80s as high pressure stays relatively close by.

Wednesday and Thursday: A weak cold front may increase rain coverage (< 20%), but it will still be warm, with lows in the mid to upper 50s and highs in the mid 80s.

You can catch the forecast on WTXL Sunrise starting at 5:00, as well as WTXL Midday at Noon. Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.

Plus, you can get the Storm Team Forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW. 

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