Daytona forecast: Lots of rain before Ericka even gets here

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Expect lots of rain before Tropical Storm Ericka even gets here early next week. 

Here is the most recent forecat for greater Daytona Beach from the National Weather Service in Melbourne:

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
 
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
 
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph.
 
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
 
Sunday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
 
Monday
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
 
Monday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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