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Showers and Storms for Wednesday

Showers and Storms for Wednesday

South Florida will see two days of showers and storms, starting on Wednesday. Showers were already moving through before daybreak, and that will set the stage for a Showers and Storms for WednesdayWednesday featuring periods of heavy rain, gusty winds, a high risk of rip currents, and highs near 80 degrees. Strong to severe storms are possible in the afternoon, and an isolated tornado isn’t out of the question.

The stormy pattern will continue on Thursday, with more rain, the possibility of localized street flooding, gusty winds, and highs in the upper 70s as a front approaches.

Showers and Storms for WednesdayThe front clears South Florida overnight, leaving cooler and drier air on Friday, with morning lows in the mid to upper 50s and afternoon temperatures topping out in the low 70s.

The weekend will feature pleasant South Florida winter weather, with Saturday’s highs in the mid 70s and temperatures reaching the mid to upper 70s on Sunday.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com Meteorologist, Jan. 27, 2016 

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.