Extended Period of Dry and Hot Weather, Elevated Wildfire Risk

On Sunday, we will have a sea breeze shower activity, initially isolated coastal showers in the morning, and then moving inland in the afternoon with isolated to widely scattered showers with limited embedded thunderstorm activity. After Sunday, the region will be mainly hot and dry through at least Memorial Day weekend.
 
…Elevated Wildfire Risk through much of next week through at least Memorial Day Weekend…
  • Temperatures will be increasing throughout next week into next weekend, with potential near record or perhaps record temperatures during the Memorial Day Weekend.
  • High temperatures starting in the mid 90s Tuesday to near 100 degrees in some inland locations during Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Normal high temperatures for this time of year are in the mid to upper 80s.  
  • Heat indices near 100 degrees or slightly above 100 this Memorial Day Weekend. 
  • Minimum Relative Humidity Values Tuesday through Thursday this coming week 31 to 36 percent during each afternoon. 
  • Minimum Relative Humidity Values Friday through Memorial Day Weekend 29 to 34 percent during each afternoon.
  • There will be a substantial period of no or very limited rainfall from Monday next week through at least Memorial Day. 

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville will continue to update our PDF weather briefing at:

https://www.weather.gov/media/jax/briefings/nws-jax-briefing.pdf

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Additional Information Resources:

NWS Jacksonville:   http://www.weather.gov/jax/

River Stages: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jax

NWS JAX Facebook: facebook.com/US.NationalWeatherService.Jacksonville.gov

NWS Jacksonville Twitter: twitter.com/NWSJacksonville

NWS for Mobile Phones: mobile.weather.gov