Warm, sunny day in store


An alligator swims in a soup of wisteria petals, dead leaves and garbage in the Green Pond Conservation Area at the Reitz Union Amphitheater on the University of Florida campus Monday.

Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun
Published: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:05 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:05 a.m.

A warm, sunny day is in store once fog throughout the area burns off, according to the National Weather Service.

The high today will be in the low 80s with a mild northwest breeze. The temperature will cool off into the comfortable low 50s tonight.

- Cindy Swirko

National Weather Service 7-Day Forecast

Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 3 to 8 mph.

Wednesday night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a east wind 8 to 16 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Thursday night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

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