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Passing Showers Won’t Lower The Heat; Watching An Approaching Wave

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South Florida will be hot again on Tuesday as a few passing showers won’t break the heat. After some coastal showers to start, Tuesday features a mix of sun and clouds, passing showers on the ocean breeze, a high risk of dangerous rip currents that the Atlantic beaches, and maybe an inland storm forming along the sea breeze. Highs on Tuesday will be mostly in the low 90s, with slightly higher reading possible well inland.

heatWednesday will bring a few early showers, sun and clouds, and an afternoon storm in spots. Wednesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Rain chances go up on Thursday as some moisture moves in, so we’ll see periods of sun with clouds, passing showers, and a few afternoon storms. Thursday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Friday will feature some sun, more clouds, and periods of showers and storms. Highs on Friday will be near 90 degrees.

Saturday’s forecast includes a few early showers, a mix of sun and clouds, and a few afternoon storms, mostly inland. Saturday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

heatTropical Storm Franklin is moving across the Yucatan. At 5 am Tuesday, Franklin was located near 19.3 North, 88.5 West, and was moving west-northwest at 14 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were 50 miles per hour. Franklin is expected to move into the Bay of Campeche and make a second landfall along the east coast of Mexico.

We’re watching a wave in the central Atlantic which still has a low chance of becoming a depression. Some of the models show it moving across southern Florida as a wave (bringing heavy rains) early next week, while others develop it and keep it east of the Bahamas. We’ll keep a close eye on it in any case.

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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.