First Alert Weather: Typical February weather becomes much warmer than normal by weekend

February 25, 2021 at 6:50 AM

John Scalzi


John Scalzi

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Cool and crisp nights followed by mild and sunny days will become increasingly more humid and warmer as we move into the weekend.

WWSB am wx

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