MANATEE -- Weather forecasters were calling for another beautiful day in Bradenton Wednesday.
The National Weather Service said there should be mostly sunny skies and a high near 79. It may be a bit breezy, with south-southeasterly winds of 10 mph to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tonight, the low should be about 60, with southeasterly winds of 6 mph to 8 mph. There could be patches of fog after 3 a.m.
Similar conditions are expected through Friday, but for Saturday and Sunday -- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day -- forecasters said there is a 20 percent of rain.