Sunny,warm day expected

MANATEE – Today is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 79 and a south southeast wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

Tonight is forecast to be partly cloudy, with a low around 61, and a south wind between 7 and 10 mph. Patchy fog is possible after 1 a.m., the weather service reported.