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Another Day Of Hot Sun, Showers And Steamy Temperatures; Watching The Tropics

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South Florida will see morning showers and a steamy hot afternoon on Monday. After yet another very warm morning with some showers moving through on the ocean breeze, Monday will bring hot sun and some clouds. The breeze will be strong enough to keep most of the afternoon storm activity well inland, and it also sets up a moderate risk of dangerous rip currents at the Atlantic beaches. Highs on Monday will be in the low 90s.

hot sunLook for more of the same on Tuesday’s holiday — a very warm morning with passing showers, sun and clouds, a moderate risk of rip currents at the Atlantic beaches, and some afternoon storms developing mostly west of the metro area. Tuesday’s highs will be in the low 90s. The evening should be fine for Fourth of July fireworks.

Wednesday features a few more early showers, and we’ll see a greater chance of afternoon storms, especially in the western suburbs. Wednesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Look for a mix of sun and clouds, followed by scattered afternoon storms on Thursday. Highs on Thursday will be in the low 90s.

Friday will bring a sun-and-cloud mix with afternoon storms around. Friday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

hot sunIn the tropics, the wave in the central Atlantic is drifting westward. While it doesn’t look impressive now, the National Hurricane Center gives it a high chance of developing into a depression during the next 5 days.

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Donna Thomas has studied hurricanes for two decades. She holds a PhD in history when her experience with Hurricane Andrew ultimately led her to earn a degree in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. Donna spent 15 years at WFOR-TV (CBS4 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale), where she worked as a weather producer with hurricane experts Bryan Norcross and David Bernard. She also produced hurricane specials and weather-related features and news coverage, as well as serving as pool TV producer at the National Hurricane Center during the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Donna also served as a researcher on NOAA's Atlantic Hurricane Database Reanalysis Project. Donna specializes in Florida's hurricane history.