Summer rain pattern expected through the week


Oscar McBride fishes from the bank of Biven's Arm lake off SW 13th Street in Gainesville on Sunday.

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Published: Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:08 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 9:08 p.m.

A weak front will stall over Alachua County today and Tuesday, bringing more summertime rain to the region, according to the National Weather Service in Jacksonville.

Temperatures will range from the low-70s to low-90s throughout the week, with high humidity making the surrounding air feel like a sauna.

A 40 percent chance of storms is expected this afternoon as a front traveling from the north stalls over the Alachua County region.

By Wednesday, the front will have moved through the area bringing back a slightly drier and warmer pattern.

A 30 percent chance of storms is predicted from Wednesday to the weekend. Temperatures will drop slightly beginning Thursday, staying below 89 degrees.

The conditions are not expected to change into the weekend, with afternoon rains and humidity in the forecast.

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