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Florida Weather Friday: Stormy Early, Then Cooler

Friday features storms and showers early, as a cold front moves in.  Then we’ll see a gradual clearing and a cool-down.  A high risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the beaches along both coasts.  Highs on Friday will top out in the low 70s.

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A few showers will linger early on Saturday, and morning lows will bottom out in the 50s.  The day will feature a mix of sun and clouds.  Saturday’s highs will be in the mid 70s.

Sunday will be mostly sunny along the Gulf coast, while the east coast metro area will see a mix of sun, clouds, and showers on the ocean breeze.  Sunday’s highs will be in the upper 70s.

Look for good sun and a few clouds on an ocean breeze on Monday.  Monday’s highs will be near 80 degrees.

Lots of sun is in the forecast for Tuesday.  Highs on Tuesday will be in the low 80s.

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.