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Afternoon Showers And Storms Wednesday In Florida

Wednesday features good sun and some clouds in the morning.  Showers and storms will develop in the afternoon and last into the evening.  A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents is in place along the Palm Beach County coast.  Highs on Wednesday will be mostly in the upper 80s, but a few inland locations could reach 90 degrees.

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Thursday will bring clouds and periods of showers throughout the day and into the evening.  Thursday’s highs will be in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and the mid-80s along the Gulf coast.

Friday will feature sun and clouds in the morning.  Some passing showers will move though in the afternoon.  Friday’s highs will be mostly in the mid-80s.

Saturday will be sunny, but don’t rule out an afternoon shower in parts of the east coast metro area.  Saturday’s highs will be in the mid-80s.

Sunday’s forecast calls for sunny skies, but a stray shower is possible in spots.  Highs on Sunday will be in the mid-80s.

In the tropics, Tropical Storm Karl developed in the Bay of Campeche Tuesday afternoon.  At 5 am Wednesday, Karl was about 155 miles north-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico.  Maximum sustained winds were 40 miles per hour, and Karl was moving north-northwest at 6 miles per hour.  Karl is forecast to move slowly in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and reach the Mexican coast on Friday.

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.