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Our Rainy Season Is Beginning Today

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The rainy season is beginning in South Florida, and Tuesday could be its unofficial start. After a warm morning, look for passing showers and afternoon storms, some of which could be strong, with gusty winds, periods of heavy rain, and dangerous lightning. Highs will be in the steamy upper 80s.

image6Our typical rainy season pattern of a few early coastal showers followed by afternoon storms will be in place from Wednesday through Saturday.

Look for muggy mornings, steamy afternoons in the upper 80s, and those early showers and late day storms.

[vc_message message_box_style=”3d” message_box_color=”turquoise”]By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com Meteorologist, May 17, 2016 [/vc_message]
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.