Temperatures to reach near-record highs Tuesday; Tracking a cool down later this week

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — You’re not going to need a jacket Tuesday. The First Alert Weather team said temperatures in the Jacksonville area will approach record level highs today through Thursday before a cold front cools us down into the 60s on Friday.

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TUESDAY WEATHER:

  • We will likely be tracking a few areas of patchy fog this morning with temperatures in the 60s.
  • Skies will be partly cloudy today as highs climb to the lower 80s.

LATER THIS WEEK:

  • Our best opportunity to see some showers will be on Thursday night and early Friday.
  • The latest timing of showers on Friday would be in the morning and early afternoon.
  • Valentine’s night plans are on-track to be dry, right now.

WEEKEND:

  • The first half of the weekend should be mainly dry with highs in the upper 60s.
  • A few showers are possible by Sunday afternoon as highs climb back to the upper 60s.