Cooler days and nights in store this week

Mike Hendershot of Belleview baits his hook and enjoys blue sky's and pristine waters for fishing out at Heagy Bury Park on Orange Lake in Micanopy on Sunday October 27, 2013. With the rising water levels Mike fishes for catfish, bass and bluegill that will make for a delightful dinner. Lisa Crigar /Correspondent

Published: Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 5:54 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 5:54 p.m.

For those who have been enjoying the recent weather, there is good news: Cooler days and nights should continue throughout the week.

Today and Tuesday will see sunny days with calm winds and high temperatures approaching the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service in Jacksonville. Temperatures will drop in the evening with lows in the mid- to high-50s.

Tuesday evening will also see mostly cloudy skies leading into Wednesday, which will bring with it a 20 percent chance of showers throughout the day and night. Skies will be mostly sunny, however, with a high near 82 degrees.

Temperatures will be slightly higher than in previous days on Wednesday evening with lows in the lower 60s.

Thursday through Friday evening will see partly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with highs reaching the mid-80s and lows hitting the

mid 60s.

The chance of rain will increase come Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs are expected to be in the upper 70s.

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