Forecast calls for a warm, sunny Wednesday in Bradenton

Forecasters say today will show why Florida is the Sunshine State.

The National Weather Service was predicting that temperatures would rise to near 80, with sunny skies and east-northeasterly winds of 6 mph to 14 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.

Similar conditions are expected each day into early next week, according to the Weather Service.

Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 58.