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Lingering Storms Clear Out Early

Lingering Storms

Lingering StormsSouth Florida will see lingering storms and showers early on Sunday, followed by clearing skies and cooler weather as Tropical Storm Philippe moves out and a front moves in. Showers and storms will taper off from south to north on Sunday, with a mix of sun and clouds taking their place. There’s a high risk of dangerous rip currents at the Atlantic beaches Sunday morning, gradually decreasing as Philippe moves away. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 80s.

Monday morning lows will be mostly in the mid 50s, then the day will feature plenty of sun and a few clouds. Monday’s highs will be in the mid 70s.

Tuesday will bring a nice mix of sun and clouds, with a pleasantly spooky evening for Halloween. Tuesday’s highs will be in the upper 70s.

Wednesday’s forecast includes good sun, some clouds, and maybe a stray shower. Wednesday’s highs will be in the low 80s.

Faith Based Events

Our trend of pleasant but warmer weather continues on Thursday, with a mix of sun and clouds and maybe a shower in spots. Highs on Thursday will be in the mid 80s.

Tropical Storm Philippe was poorly organized early Sunday after its interaction with land. At 5 am, Philippe’s center was estimated at 25.0 North, 81.0 West. It was moving east-northeast at 17 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour. Philippe will accelerate on Sunday and be absorbed by a front on Monday.

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.