SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Get ready for a wet and windy weekend.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms will linger into the overnight hours for parts of the Suncoast. Overnight lows will fall into the low to mid 70s.
Multiple rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms are possible through the weekend as moisture continues to surge in from Tropical Storm Cristobal. Cristobal will move through the central Gulf of Mexico through the weekend. Tropical Storm Warnings are in place for parts of the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf coast. There is a Small Craft Advisory along with a High Surf Advisory in place through Monday for the entire Suncoast. Dangerous surf is expected with a high risk of rip currents through the weekend. Temperatures will top out in the mid 80′s both Saturday and Sunday.
Beach and Boating Forecast
Seas will be 5-8 feet with choppy conditions on bay and inland waters. Use extreme caution if you must be out on the beaches or on the Gulf waters.