Region to remain soggy into the week

Stephen Morrison, 9, runs away from the outstretched hand of his cousin Tony Caffie as they practice football drills in preparation of the start of the Boys and Girls Club football season, at Squirrel Ridge Park in Gainesville Aug. 10, 2014.

Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun
Published: Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:34 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:34 p.m.

Over a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is in the forecast every day this week in Alachua County. Temperatures will stay consistent, ranging from the low 90s in the daytime to the low 70s at night.

Isolated showers and then a patch of thunderstorms are likely today after 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service in Jacksonville. Partly sunny skies are expected midday with more showers and thunderstorms before midnight.

A 50 percent chance of storms is expected Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected each night.

Rain is expected to continue on Friday and into the weekend with a 40 to 50 percent chance predicted during the day. Nighttime rains will decrease starting Friday, with a 30 percent chance expected Saturday evening as well.

Some of the storms could bring gusty winds, damaging hail and frequent lightning, the NWS said.

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