Cool, dry weather expected for weekend full of outdoor events
Published: Friday, October 19, 2012 at 6:23 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, October 19, 2012 at 6:23 p.m.
A shot of cool air will settle across North Central Florida this weekend, setting the stage for dry weather for a weekend full of events.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Source: National Weather Service
After a front passed through the area on Friday, the cool air began arriving and is expected to drop temperatures this morning into the upper 50s.
Marie Trabert, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Jacksonville, said the highs will be near 80 degrees today and Sunday. The low on Sunday morning is expected to be near 50 degrees at daybreak.
“There is no chance of rain Saturday into Sunday,” she said.
That’s good news for people attending this afternoon’s Florida-South Carolina football game or otherwise planning to be outdoors this weekend.
The Micanopy Fall Harvest Festival, located in downtown Micanopy, is today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The 43rd annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival, located throughout Cedar Key, is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday.
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