Forecast: Weekend will be sunny and mild


Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 8:34 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 8:34 a.m.

After a rainy start this morning, the sky should clear by the afternoon and remain sunny through the weekend with comfortable temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.

Highs will be in the mid- to upper 70s through Sunday with lows in the 50s. Temperatures will continue to warm through next week.

- Cindy Swirko

National Weather Service forecast for Gainesville

Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., then isolated showers between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northeast after midnight.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

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