• FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Storm system bringing gusty winds, heavy rain will affect morning commute

    By: Action News Jax

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    Friday Update: The First Alert Weather team is tracking heavy rain with some embedded thunderstorm activity across our area this morning. This band of rain will move off the coast around 7 a.m. 

    We will continue to see isolated showers until about noon today. 

    For live weather alerts, download the free First Alert Weather app here.

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    Skies will begin to partially clear this afternoon and evening with high temperatures in the low to mid 80s. 

    Skies clear out completely overnight and the weekend will be sunny with highs in the low to mid 80s.  

    Weekend Forecast

    Thursday Update:

    Rain and storms from the west are heading our way and the First Alert Doppler HD shows heavy pockets of rain moving across the panhandle Thursday evening.

    This is the same system that caused major flooding in New Orleans Thursday. The city's famous Jazz Fest had to be delayed as strong wind, thunder and lightning pounded the area.

    This system will bring a wet morning commute to parts of our area and will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to some neighborhoods.

    Action News Jax Chief Meteorgologist Mike Buresh is in the First Alert Weather center with the forecast for tomorrow and your weekend.

     


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