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Florida Is Mostly Sunny with East Coast Showers Today

Saturday features mostly sunny skies, but look for some passing showers in the east coast metro area.  Rain chances will increase around South Florida during the evening and overnight hours.  Highs on Saturday will be in the low 80s in the east coast metro area and near 80 degrees along the Gulf coast.

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Sunday will see plenty of clouds and showers working their way from west to east as a front approaches.  Look for breezy conditions near the Gulf coast and a quickly increasing risk of dangerous rip currents at South Florida’s beaches.  Sunday’s highs will be mostly in the upper 70s in the east coast metro area and in the low 70s along the Gulf coast.

Valentine’s Day will start with lows in the 50s.  Then the day will be breezy and cool, but with lots of sun.  Monday’s highs will be in the low 70s.

Tuesday will feature another cool start.  Then look for some sun and plenty of clouds on a brisk breeze.  Tuesday’s highs will be in the mid 70s.

Wednesday’s forecast calls for breezy conditions, a mix of sun and clouds, and  periods of showers.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 70s.

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.