Wednesday features mostly sunny skies in the morning with the chance of a stray shower or storm, especially near the Gulf coast. The afternoon hours will be dominated by periods of showers and storms. A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents is in place along the Palm Beach County coast. Highs on Wednesday will be mostly in the low 90s, but a few inland locations could reach the mid-90s. And once again, it will feel about 10 degrees hotter, so stay hydrated.
Thursday will bring sun, clouds, and passing storms in the morning. Look for lots of showers and storms in the afternoon. Thursday’s highs will be mostly in the low 90s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees in the east coast metro area.
Friday will feature some sun, more clouds, and periods of storms throughout the day. Friday’s highs will be in the low 90s in the east coast metro area and the upper 80s along the Gulf coast.
Saturday will start with sun, clouds, and mainly Gulf coast showers in the morning. Plenty of storms will develop in the afternoon. Saturday’s highs will be in the low 90s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees along the Gulf coast.
Sunday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with showers and storms moving in during the afternoon. Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s.
In the tropics, Earl is now a hurricane. At 5 am, Hurricane Earl was located near 25.3 North, 65.9 West, about 490 miles south of Bermuda. Maximum sustained winds were 80 miles per hour, and Earl was moving north at 6 miles per hour. A tropical storm watch is in effect for Bermuda. Earl is forecast to intensify into a major hurricane as it tracks uncomfortably close to Bermuda Thursday night into Friday.
Hurricane Danielle is starting to move more rapidly in the middle of the Atlantic, creating a massive area of rough seas around itself. At 5 am, Danielle was located about 690 miles northwest of the Azores. Maximum sustained winds were 80 miles per hour, and Danielle was moving northeast at 14 miles per hour. Danielle is forecast to weaken and begin a looping motion in the middle of the Atlantic in a day or so.
Elsewhere, the wave in the eastern Atlantic has a medium chance of becoming a depression during the next few days. And another wave is forecast to move off the African coast late in the workweek. That one has a low chance of developing during the next five days.