Good morning Southwest Florida! We are waking up in the low to mid 70s this morning and we are on they way to the mid 90s this afternoon. We are forecasting a high of 94 degrees which is in between our average of 90 degrees and record of 97 set back in 1919. It will be breezy this afternoon with the wind SE 10-15 mph with gust up to 20 mph. We should remain mostly dry this afternoon with just an isolated chance of a shower or storm. T
Our rain chance slowly increases each day this week. Thursday 30%, Friday 40% and then over the holiday weekend our afternoon storm chance shoots up to 60%. Keep this in mind when you are making your plans this weekend. We will be dry and sunny early before the afternoon storms develop. Once those storms go up heavy rain, frequent lighting and gusty winds will be the main threat.
If you can hear thunder you are close enough to be struck by lightning and you need to seek shelter immediately.
No tropical development is expected for the next five days.
FOX 4 MORNING METEOROLOGIST KATIE WALLS
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