Weather alert: 50-50 chance of afternoon storm in Bradenton

February 13, 2013 

MANATEE -- Gray skies are likely to be part of your day Wednesday, Bradenton.

Patchy fog is possible before 10 a.m., followed by partly sunny skies, with a high near 80 and southerly winds of 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. There also is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Wednesday night, the chance of showers and thunderstorms drops to 40 percent. Skies will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60 and westerly winds of 7 to 13 mph becoming northerly after midnight.

A chance of rain remains the forecast through at least Friday, according to the Weather Service.

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