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Heavy Rain And Flooding Possible Around Florida Today

Memorial Day in South Florida will be an indoor holiday as heavy rain continues and localized flooding is a threat.  A flood watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning for all of South Florida.  We could see a few storms on Monday, but the real concern comes from the 2 to 3 inches of additional rainfall.   A high risk of dangerous rip currents remains along the Atlantic coast.  Highs on Monday will be in the low 80s.

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Look for showers and clouds to continue on Tuesday, although some sun will be back along the Gulf coast.  Tuesday’s highs will be mostly in the mid 80s.

Wednesday will see good sun, some clouds, and periods of showers and storms.  Wednesday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Thursday will see a return to more typical rainy season weather, with good sun in the morning and building clouds, showers, and a few storms in the mid to late afternoon.  Thursday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Friday will feature plenty of sun and some clouds to start, while showers and storms develop in the afternoon.  Highs on Friday will be mostly in the upper 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.