Weather alert: A windy, rainy Monday is possible

January 7, 2013 

MANATEE -- Rain is possible in Bradenton on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasters are calling for mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 75 and east-northeasterly winds of 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. There is a 30 percent change of showers before 1 p.m., according to the Weather Service.

As a result of the winds, the Weather Service has issued a small craft advisory. Winds of 15 to 20 knots will create 3- to 5-foot seas in outer waters Monday, according to the forecasters.

For Monday night, the Weather Service is calling for mostly cloudy skies, with a low around 62 and east-northeasterly winds of 9 to 13 mph.

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