WEATHER ALERT: Heavy rain and slight risk of severe weather
Complex weather situation today. Clouds continue moving in with some locally heavy rainfall not to far behind. Expect highs in the 70s & 80s today, strong Southerly winds and a rain chance near 50% before noon. After the noon hour, chances really rise as low pressure approaches from the Gulf. Severe storms are possible today and mainly during the afternoon/evening. Weather improves Saturday with a few showers in the forecast early, drying is expected later in the day.
FLOOD WATCH in effect this afternoon through tonight. ALACHUA, MARION & FLAGLER Counties. Locally heavy rain with ending accumulations in the range of 3-6" will be possible in the WATCH areas.