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No Escaping The Heat For Florida

Saturday features more sizzling heat, with plenty of hot sun and hazy skies. A late day storm is possible along the Gulf coast.   A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the Atlantic beaches this weekend.  Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s right at the Atlantic coast and the mid 90s everywhere else.  But it will feel about 10 degrees hotter, so stay out of the sun and drink plenty of water.

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Sunday will bring good sun, a few clouds, and the chance of an afternoon shower or storm.  Sunday’s highs will be in the low to mid 90s in the east coast metro area and the mid 90s along the Gulf coast.

Monday will feature a mix of sun and clouds, with showers and storms developing in the afternoon as more moisture moves into our area.  Monday’s highs will be in the low to mid 90s.

Tuesday will be another day of partly sunny skies and afternoon showers and storms.  Tuesday’s highs will be in the low to mid 90s again.

Wednesday will see widespread showers and storms and a mix of sun and clouds.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the low 90s.

The tropics remain quiet.

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.