Cooler start for Thursday

Another front for the weekend

First Alert Weather - April 21, 2021

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Cold fronts will become nonexistent fairly soon as we move closer to summer. So enjoy it while it lasts.

This recent cold front which brought some much needed rain our way is now well to our south. High pressure is building in from the northwest and will bring the cooler and drier air our way through Friday morning.

Thursday’s lows in the upper 50s inland and low 60s near the coast. The average low is 63 degrees for this time of year. There will be plenty of sunshine with hardly a cloud to be found and with the lower humidity it will be a delightful day. The expected high near the beaches will be in the upper 70s and low 80s a mile or two away from the water.

Here comes the sun!
Here comes the sun! (Source: wwsb)

By Friday, we start off in the low 60s and warm into the low 80s for most and mid-80s well inland. Winds will start to turn to the northeast and this will slowly start the warm up for the weekend.

Saturday should be another beautiful day with mostly sunny skies but you will notice a little more humidity creep back in on a southeast wind at 10-15 mph and gusts up to 20 mph. It will be a bit windy as a storm system move across the southeastern U.S. The high on Saturday will feel a little warmer than the actual 86 degrees.

Sunday look for a increase in cloudiness with a slight chance for a shower or two as a weak cold front slips down the state. This front will not really cool things down all that much with a high of 85 expected.

Monday is looking nice with partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid-to-upper 80s and only a 20% chance for showers.

For boaters expect winds out of the northeast at 15 knots to start the day and then out of the north at 5-10 knots. Seas will be 2-4 feet with a moderate chop.

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