Soggy start to week as cold front lingers for days

A UF student crosses Newell Drive in the rain on the UF campus in Gainesville on Sunday.

Brad McClenny/Staff photographer
Published: Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 9:39 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 9:39 p.m.

Soggy weather is expected to hang over the region early this week as a cold front stalls over the area.

A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is forecasted from today until Wednesday.

Showers will clear up Thursday and Friday, with a 20 percent chance of rain expected.

A cold front hanging over the Florida-Georgia line is expected to sink south slightly and then stall over the region until late in the week.

Pockets of showers and thunderstorms are focused around the front, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Larry Struble.

Temperatures will range from the high 60s to the high 80s all week.

Weekend conditions will be partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of storms.

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