First Alert Forecast: Unsettled weather returns for the weekend

SUMMARY: A more unsettled weather pattern will return this weekend.

THIS AFTERNOON:  Skies will be partly cloudy with summertime thunderstorms possible and highs in the 90's (upper 80's at the coast). It will be muggy and breezy with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy tonight with a passing shower possible but most are dry. it will be warm and muggy with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s.

THIS WEEKEND: Unsettled with scattered rain and thunderstorms with heavy rain possible, which could cause some localized flooding with the already saturated grounds. Temperatures will be warm and quite muggy with some gusty coastal winds.

TROPICS:  "Ernesto" will dissipate this weekend. We also continue to monitor an area of thunderstorms near the Windward Islands. Visit our Hurricane Center for the latest information.



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