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Chilly Start, Warmer Finish

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South Florida is off to a chilly start on Thursday, but the day will finish with the beginning of a warming trend.  Thursday features plenty of sun and a few clouds.  A high risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the Atlantic beaches through Friday evening.  Highs on Thursday will be in the mid 70s.

Friday morning lows will be mostly in the low 60s, and the day will bring good sun to the Gulf coast and a mix of sun, clouds, and quick showers to the east coast metro area.  Friday’s highs will be in the upper 70s.

Saturday will feature lots of sun and a few clouds, with maybe a stray east coast shower.  Saturday’s highs will be in the low 80s.

Look for good sun and a few clouds on Sunday.  Sunday’s highs will be mostly in the mid 80s.

Monday’s forecast includes lots of sun and blue skies.  Highs on Monday will be in the mid 80s.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com, certified Meteorologist, Mar. 7, 2019

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.