Holiday T-storms possible

Published 11:57 pm Thursday, June 30, 2016


Heat is another factor

Isolated showers and thunderstorms could pop up on Independence Day.

According to the National Weather Service, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms are likely on Monday.

Overall, the stay is expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 93.

Frequent lightning and heavy rainfall could come as well.

According to AccuWeather, thunderstorms are likely to be spottier in nature farther to the south along the Gulf Coast states.

“A typical smattering of thunderstorms will fire up across Florida during the afternoon, but many should dissipate by dark as fireworks get under way,” said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowksi.

The weekend, is expected have a 10 percent chance of rain on Saturday and a 30 percent chance of rain on Sunday.

Forecasters say the weekend will feature highs in the upper 90s with heat indices of more than 100 degrees.