FORECAST: Mostly Dry & Warm; Tracking a Weekend Cold Front

Posted at 7:29 AM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 07:29:45-04

A similar pattern to the past few days will continue with mostly sunny and warm daytime conditions with the chance for a few showers. A cold front will bring changes to our weather by the weekend, with cooler conditions and lower humidity to look forward to!


Mostly sunny skies are expected today with temperatures getting warm. Highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees across Southwest Florida. Rain chances will be low, but can't be ruled out with a few showers developing along the east coast, tracking west. Winds breezy at times out of the ENE at 5-15 mph. 


Mild and dry conditions are expected tonight. Skies becoming partly cloudy with lows in the lower 70s.


Each day will feature sunshine and mainly dry weather. However, a few hit or miss showers will be possible at times with easterly flow in place, but coverage will be limited. Highs will continue to be warm in the mid to upper 80s with morning lows in the lower 70s.


A cold front will move across the state and through Southwest Florida this weekend, ushering with it cooler and drier conditions. The weekend will be dry and nice with lower humidity. Highs will be below average, in the low 80s Saturday and Sunday with morning lows falling into the low to mid 60s on Sunday.