Lots of sunshine will be around on this Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday along the Gulf Coast. Afternoon highs today around 3pm will average in the mid 60s. There are plenty of local events for those who want to honor his legacy. The Port City Chapter of Blacks in Government will host its annual breakfast at the Yvonne Kennedy Auditorium at Bishop State Community College at 8:30am. You'll need a jacket with morning readings in the mid to upper 40s.
A Memorial March in Loxley will begin at 9am starting at the Loxley Church of God. The forecast looks nice for the march with temps in the low 50s, with a steady northerly breeze.
The Baldwin County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration March will begin at 10:30 this morning at Mac Griffin Park in Foley. Outdoor conditions will be pleasant with temps at this point in the upper 50s.
In Pensacola, the annual parade through downtown starts at 11am. In Fort Walton Beach, the fun kicks off at 10am at the Fort Walton Civic Auditorium on Highway 98.
Meteorologist, Kelly Foster