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Showers and Storms for South Florida

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com Meteorologist, Aug 15, 2015 – Showers and storms are the weather headlines in South Florida on Saturday. Look for early showers, especially along the coast, followed by more showers and storms in the afternoon. Periods of heavy downpours are possible. Saturday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

We’ll see easterly winds on Sunday, with afternoon storms forming inland along the sea breeze. Highs will be in the low 90s.

The workweek features a few early showers, highs in the low 90s, and afternoon storms, mostly inland.

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.