JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — TODAY: We have more drought relief today with a bigger storm window that includes the beach. Highs in the middle to upper 80s.
TONIGHT: A few lingering storms into early evening with better views of the Strawberry Moon after 10 p.m.
OUR WEEK AHEAD: The shift in the thunderstorms will continue on Wednesday with an earlier timing of storms. This holds highs in the middle to upper 80s. By Thursday high pressure and drier air move in and we start to dry out and heat up. A full-fledged heat wave moves in by the weekend and early next week with highs in the middle 90s to near 100 not including the humidity! Don't count on any cooling storms until the middle of next week.
SUMMER SOLSTICE: Meteorological summer began on June 1, but astronomical summer begins on Friday, June 21 with our summer solstice when the direct rays of the sun reach their northernmost point at the Tropic of Cancer at 11:54 a.m. This marks the longest daylight hours of the year here at home and the Northern Hemisphere.
TROPICS: No new tropical development is expected within the next 5 days for the rest of June.