THURSDAY AM FORECAST 8/31
Dry conditions and break from humidity will continue today. Rain chances look to be on the rise starting on Friday, and then continuing into the weekend.
Today and Tonight: Humidity will be down once again and highs will top out around 97 degrees. Cloud cover will be minimal and rainfall looks very unlikely. The lower humidity will unfortunately not last long, so enjoy it while it last. Tonight, we will get down into the low 70's under clear skies.
Up Next: Moisture starts to return to the area starting on Friday. With that, expect increased humidity and also the chance of some spotty showers. Moisture looks to increases greatly on Saturday, and around 50% of the viewing area could see some rainfall. This coverage of rain could potentially go higher. This pattern will last until some drier air potentially filters into the area by the middle of next week.
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1. Tropical Storm Idalia is currently located just off the east coast, where it is dumping heavy rain, and has tropical storm force winds. It is expected to continue into the Atlantic, where it will then head east towards Bermuda.
2. Hurricane Franklin is a category 2 hurricane. It is making its closest pass to Bermuda currently, where it is providing tropical storm conditions. It is expected to continue into the open Atlantic where it will be no threat to land.
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