Weather alert: Friday may bring showers, storms to Bradenton

MANATEE -- Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday in Bradenton, according to the National Weather Service.

The chance of rain is 40 percent, mainly after 10 a.m. Otherwise, skies should be mostly sunny, with a high near 91 and heat index values making it feel more like 98.

Friday night, the chance of rain drops to 20 percent. The expected low is 74.