Friday’s First Warning Forecast: Mild start, areas of fog possible

Posted at 11:20 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 23:20:20-04

The First Warning Storm Team is tracking warmer temperatures and more showers and storms.

Partly cloudy skies overnight with areas of fog possible. Lows in the low 70s.

We’re tracking a frontal system that will move in on Friday with better chances for showers and storms. Expect a mix of sun and clouds with showers and storms possible in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Pretty much the same story heading into Saturday. Highs in the upper 80s with showers and storms possible in the afternoon. Even warmer for Father’s Day. Temperatures will warm to 90 with a slight chance for an afternoon shower or storm.

Continuing with unsettled weather heading into the work week. Highs Monday near 90 with a chance for showers and storms in the afternoon. We’ll continue with an unsettled weather pattern through Wednesday.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Areas of fog. Lows near 70. Winds: E 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly sunny with scattered afternoon showers and storms (50%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: SE 5-10 mph.

Tomorrow night: Showers and storms, otherwise mostly cloudy. Lows in the low 70s. Winds: S 5-10 mph.

Weather & Health 

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Grasses)

UV Index: 10 (Very High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

An area of disturbed weather associated with a tropical wave is located SSW of the Cabo Verde Islands. Some gradual development of this system is possible during the next few days while it moves west at about 20 mph over the tropical Atlantic.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (10%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Low (20%)

A complex area of low pressure is expected to form over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and the Yucatan peninsula by the weekend. Conditions appear to be favorable for some development of this system while it moves slowly NW toward the southern Gulf of Mexico by early next week.

* Formation chance through 48 hours: Low (0%)

* Formation chance through 5 days: Medium (50%)

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