First Alert Weather


Sunday evening First Alert forecast (12/17/2017)

Posted at 9:52 PM, Dec 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-17 21:52:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) -- Temperatures will be unseasonably warm for the next several days. High pressure sitting over Georgia continues sliding eastward into the western Atlantic Ocean. As it does so, southerly winds will bring warm, humid air to the region. An area of low pressure over Louisiana is moving northeast, bringing a line of associated rain to portions of the region. We will likely see showers on Sunday evening and overnight from this low, especially in the western Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

Lows tonight will fall to the lower 60s. Plently of unseasonal moisture as the Louisiana low moves across the region will allow fog to develop. Most areas will see patchy fog Monday morning before 9:00. Fog will begin to clear once the sun rises, but cloud cover will remain throughout much of the afternoon. By 1:00, the line of showers associated with the low will reach northern parts of the area. Rain chances are 30% across the region, but the heaviest rain with the low is expected to stay along and north of the state line. Afternoon highs will reach mid 70s and fall to the lower 60s overnight.

By Tuesday, the front is expected to be north of the area. Tuesday morning, patchy fog will likely form in the morning and linger into the early afternoon along the coast. Inland areas should start to see clouds scattering by afternoon, allowing temperatures to climb to mid 70s again. Lows overnight will drop to near 60 degrees.

Wednesday holds the highest rain chance this week as a front is expected to push past the region during the day. The region will see showers on Wednesay as the system passes the area. Severe weather looks unlikely, but in general west of Apalachicola holds the strongest potential for thunderstorm development. Wednesday and Thursday will be slightly cooler, as temperatures only reach lower 70s and start falling to the mid and upper 50s overnight.

High pressure will build in across the southeast on Friday, allowing a mostly sunny and warm weekend. Temperatures will reach the mid 70s and lows will fall to the upper 50s.