The first week in May is looking beautiful across Florida, however there will be intense heat and beach concerns.
There will be high surf across Florida's beaches. Make sure if you want hit the water, it is on a lifeguarded beach and know your flags! Here's a reminder:
The rip current risk will be moderate for many across Florida on Sunday. Monday will bring a high rip current risk for areas along the Florida panhandle and Alabama shore.
Heat is building back into the southeast, with some areas in Florida approaching record heat on Tuesday and Wednesday. Many locations will see temperatures about 10° above average.
Potential record heat is expected Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, but mornings will be very warm as well. Most spots in Florida will only drop into the middle and 70s overnight and it will remain humid. Make sure you have some indoor activities planned to beat the heat!
The temperature outlook for Florida through the middle of May features a likely chance of above average temperatures. While that doesn't necessarily mean record heat, the pattern looks to promote warm temperatures with a continued summer feel.
Your east regional forecast is :10 after the hour on WeatherNation. We'll keep you updated on the record heat potential!