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Heat Advisory Issued, Stay Hydrated


hydratedSouth Florida will be hot and dry on Thursday as some Saharan dust moves through. After a very warm start, Thursday features plenty of hot sun with just a few clouds and no afternoon showers to bring relief. Highs on Thursday will be hydratedin the low 90s near the coast, and the western suburbs could see temperatures in the mid 90s — so stay hydrated and out of the sun as much as possible.


hydratedFriday will bring lots of sun, a few clouds, and just the chance of a stray storm in the western areas. Friday’s highs will be in the low 90s at the coast and the mid 90s inland.

Saturday will see some moisture return, and an early mix of sun and clouds will give way to afternoon storms forming along the sea breeze. Saturday’s highs will be mostly in the low 90s, with readings in the mid 90s in some inland locations.

Sunday’s forecast includes a few early showers, sun and clouds, and a few afternoon storms. Highs on Sunday will be in the humid low 90s.

Monday features a few early showers at the coast, a mix of sun and clouds, and some afternoon storms forming along the sea breeze. Monday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

In the tropics, a wave emerging from the African coast has a medium chance of developing into a depression as it moves westward during the next 5 days.

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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.