After Andrea, normal summertime weather returns


Josh Brewer, left, a senior Butterfly Rainforest horticultural assistant, opens a container holding butterflies and a few moths for release at the Florida Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Rainforest, in Gainesville on Sunday. Right now is "Morpho Mania," at the rainforest, which features daily butterfly releases a 2 p.m. and releases at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Brad McClenny/Staff photographer
Published: Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 9:35 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 9:35 p.m.

Rainy afternoons and warm temperatures will bring a “pretty routine summertime forecast” this week according to National Weather Service.

Thunderstorms are expected throughout the day on Monday, with a 60 percent chance predicted in the day and night. Temperatures will range from 70 to 89 degrees.

Tuesday will be partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of storms during the day and a 20 percent chance at night. Temperatures will warm slightly, with highs rising to 91 degrees.

A 30 percent chance of storms is expected on Wednesday afternoon. Chances will lessen to 20 percent by Wednesday night. Highs will continue to rise, reaching 94 degrees.

Storm chances will rise slightly on Thursday. A 30 percent chance is forecast in the afternoon and evening. Temperatures are expected to cool slightly.

Showers and thunderstorms will increase on Friday and Saturday, elevating to a 40 percent chance. Temperatures will continue to fall with a high of 91 expected on Friday and a high of 89 on Saturday. Lows will remain in the low 70s.

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