A southerly breeze flow will develop over the holiday weekend. With it, expect more moisture and increased shower and storm chances by Labor Day itself. A cold front may deliver a push of slightly drier air by the middle of next week.
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY FORECAST: Expect partly cloudy skies and low rain chances (near 0% Friday night and near 20% for Saturday). Breezes will be light and mainly east. Temperatures will dip to the upper 60s (inland) and low 70s (beaches) Friday night and then rebound to the 80s on Saturday.
SUNDAY AND LABOR DAY FORECAST: Expect heat and humidity with daytime temperatures in the 80s to possibly low 90s. Shower and thunderstorm chances will be highest in the afternoons (20 - 30% in the case of Sunday and 40 - 50% in the case of Monday).
CENTRAL ATLANTIC TROPICAL WAVE: A tropical wave of low pressure is about 800 miles east of Puerto Rico as of Friday evening. The National Hurricane Center rates it as having a 20% chance of developing into a storm by early next week. We'll watch it very closely as it pushes toward the northeastern Caribbean Sea.
EASTERN ATLANTIC TROPICAL WAVE: A vigorous tropical wave of low pressure on Africa's west coast has a medium to high chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm near Africa's Cape Verde Islands over the weekend. Regardless of development, the system does not likely pose a long-term threat to North America. We will watch it closely.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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