Forecast: 50% chance of rain Wednesday afternoon


Published: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 8:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 8:15 a.m.

The typical summer weather pattern of sunny mornings and late afternoon rain seems to have set in. Expect a 50 percent chance of rain this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Today's high temperature is expected to be about 87 degrees.

- Cindy Swirko

National Weather Service forecast for Gainesville

Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Areas of fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11 p.m. Patchy fog after 5 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 a.m. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Thursday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light west wind becoming northwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

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