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Weather alert: Tuesday will be hot, stormy and wet in Bradenton

MANATEE -- More showers and thunderstorms are likely in Bradenton on Tuesday, mainly after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasters were calling for partly sunny skies and a high near 89 and heat index values making it feel more like 98. Winds were expected from the west-southwest at 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. The chance of rain was 60 percent, with the best chance of storms occurring between 2 and 8 p.m.

Tuesday evening, the chance of rain was expected to stay at 60 percent. The expected low is around 75, according to the Weather Service.

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