JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At noon on Tuesday, sustained winds around Duval County rose above 20 mph. We had gusts to 30 mph!
At the same time the winds increased, a brush fire emerged on the Southside. According to the Action News Team, firefighters were having problems containing the fire. The smoke plume could be seen from Downtown Jax to the Beaches.
*Click on the links for updates on the fire*
A cold front arrives this evening with clouds and rising humidity but not much rain. The First Alert Weather Team is expecting widely scattered light showers into Monday night.
The front clears overnight. After a warm Tuesday (in the 70s), it'll turn cooler with Wednesday morning low temperatures in the low 40s.
The next chance for well-needed rainfall is Friday. We also have some rain in the weekend forecast.