Jacksonville, Florida – Today is a “First day of weather alert. âThe rain approaches from the south and southwest until sunrise and will spread throughout the region throughout the morning.
Action News Jax’s chief meteorologist Mike Buresh is tracking a northeast, the sort of thing we don’t see often, with real low pressure strengthening as the system moves through Florida.
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Buresh says scattered heavy showers are likely from I-95 to the beaches this afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts of 3 to 4 inches and more are possible in St. Johns County with 2 to 3 inches possible in other coastal areas of northeast Florida. One to two inches of rain is likely west of I-95 through Saturday.
Temperatures will only climb from the 50s this morning to the lower 60s in the afternoon.
High tides and choppy waves will likely cause some beach erosion and moderate flooding along the coast. Remember to avoid flooded roads. Be sure to secure anything that might be sensitive to increased wave action, wind, and higher tides.
The rain and gusts of wind will continue until Saturday. Sunday will be dry for the Jags game with temperatures in the 60s.
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