MANATEE -- The weather in Bradenton on Thursday ought to seem familiar.
As in recent days, the National Weather is calling for warm sunshine -- a high near 92, with heat index values as high as 99 -- followed by showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.
The chance of rain is 60 percent, with showers and thunderstorms most likely between 2 p.m. and midnight.
The expected low Thursday night is around 74.
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As for the tropics, the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico are free of anything that might development into a tropical storm or hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.