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A Stormy Monday Kicks Off A Wet Week


It’s a stormy Monday in much of South Florida.  After some early east coast showers, Monday features some sun and building clouds, with widespread showers and storms developing by late morning.  Some storms could be strong, with heavy rain, gusty winds, dangerous lightning, and possibly small hail  Localized flooding is possible.  Highs on Monday will make it into the low 90s.  Showers and storms are likely in the evening and overnight, especially along the Gulf coast.
Tuesday will be another day with periods of showers and storms forming by late morning and lasting throughout the day.  Tuesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.
Wednesday see a shift back into our more typical rainy season pattern, with a mix of sun and clouds until showers and storms form along the sea breezes in the mid to late afternoon.  Wednesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.
Thursday’s forecast includes sun, clouds, and afternoon showers and storms.  Thursday’s highs will be in the low 90s.
Look for sun and clouds in the morning on Friday, followed by sea breeze showers and storms late in the day.  Highs on Friday will be in the low 90s again.
The tropics are quiet right now
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.