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Expect More Tropical Rains Today

Tropical Rains

South Florida will see more tropical rains move in on Tuesday. After a mostly dry start, Tuesday features some sun, more clouds, and showers and storms working their way northward during the late morning and afternoon. Periods of heavy rain are possible. A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the Atlantic beaches. Highs on Tuesday will be in the mid 80s.


Wednesday morning will be muggy, with lows mostly in the mid 70s, and we’ll see passing showers in spots. The day will bring some sun, some clouds, and periods of showers and storms. Wednesday’s highs will be in the mid 80s.

Thursday will feature a mix of sun, and showers. We’ll also see some afternoon storms in spots. Thursday’s highs will be in the mid 80s.

Showers and a few storms will be in the forecast again on Friday. Friday’s highs will be in the mid 80s.

Saturday will be see clouds, showers, and a bit of sun. Highs on Saturday will be in the mid 80s.

The low in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico that’s bringing us all this rain now has a low chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical depression during the next 5 days. Regardless of development, it will make South Florida soggy through the workweek and into the weekend.

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.