Manatee County dodges Saturday hail; rest of weekend to be hot, sunny

MANATEE -- Here's what you need to know about the weather for the rest of the Memorial Day weekend, according to Bay News 9: It will be hot with highs in low 90s and showers and thunderstorms likely in the late afternoon.

The Memorial Day weekend got off to a hot, sunny start before giving way to scattered showers later in the afternoon. Hail, lightning and heavy rain plagued the coastal counties Saturday although Manatee County. dodged the hail and most of the rain

On Saturday, temperatures hit the low 90s, said Bay News 9 meteorologist Josh Linker.

Saturday night's low temperatures are forecast to be in the mid to low 70s.

The pattern will repeat itself Sunday with hot, sunny skies giving way to showers and possible thunderstorms in the afternoon.

On Memorial Day, conditions will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 90s. Showers possible in the afternoon.