Coverage of storms will increase over the Gulf and along the Coast throughout the late afternoon hours. Conditions appear favorable again this for waterspouts across the nearshore waters.
Muggy conditions will persist today. High temperatures will be slightly cooler in the upper 80s to around 90, but the heat index values will likely rise to between 98 and 105 degrees.
Rain chances rise to around 60 percent by 2 p.m. as showers and thunderstorms fire up across the region. Some of the storms may produce heavy rainfall and frequent lightning, but the overall severe threat is low. Rain will finally start to taper just after sunset, which is at 8 p.m. this evening.