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Sun, Clouds, A Few Showers And Coastal Flooding For Florida Today

Veterans Day features sun, clouds, and a few afternoon showers in the east coast metro area.  But the coastline is still feeling the effects of what’s now Tropical Depression Nicole.  Expect coastal flooding along both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, especially at high tides on Friday.  A high risk of dangerous rip currents remains at all South Florida beaches.  Highs on Friday will be in the mid-80s.

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Saturday will bring lots of sun, clouds at times, and a few showers, mostly in the east coast metro area.  Saturday’s highs will be in the mid-80s in the east coast metro area and the low 80s along the Gulf coast.

Sunday will feature sunny skies around South Florida.  Sunday’s highs will be in the low 80s.

Monday will be sunny and dry.  Monday’s highs will be in the low 80s in the east coast metro area and the mid-80s along the Gulf coast.

Tuesday’s forecast calls for another sunny autumn day.  Highs on Tuesday will be in the mid-80s.


Nicole is now a tropical depression.  At 5 am, Nicole was located about 70 miles southwest of Macon, Georgia.  Maximum sustained winds were 35 miles per hour, and Nicole was moving north-northwest at 16 miles per hour.  Nicole will continue to drop at least 2 to 4 inches of rain over the southeastern U.S. today.  Then its remnants will move into the Mid-Atlantic states and New England this 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.