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Hot Sun And West Coast Showers

South Florida will see hot sun on Wednesday, with showers staying mostly to the west and well inland again.  The day features a mix of sun and clouds with just the chance of a shower or storm in the east coast metro area, while to the west, showers and storms will develop in the afternoon.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the low 90s, but it will feel about 10 degrees hotter.

Thursday will be another day of isolated showers to the east but widespread afternoon showers and storms along the Gulf coast and well inland.  Thursday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

The pattern continues on Friday, with sun, clouds, and mostly western showers and storms.  Friday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

The weekend will see rain chances gradually level out across South Florida.  Saturday will feature a mix of sun and clouds, with a bit fewer showers in the western part of South Florida and a few more in the east coast metro area.  Saturday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Sunday’s forecast includes sun, clouds, and passing afternoon showers throughout the area.  Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s.

The remnants of Barry are still dumping heavy rain in the midsection of the U.S.  Flash flooding remains a threat in portions of the lower and middle Mississippi River valley.  In the tropics, things remain quiet.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com, certified Meteorologist, July 17, 2019

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.