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Some Sun With More Showers For Florida Today

Thursday features good sun and a few clouds in the morning, but showers and a few storms will move through during the afternoon.  A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the Atlantic beaches on Thursday and into the weekend.  Minor coastal flooding is possible in low-lying areas near high tide on Thursday and into the weekend.  Highs on Thursday will be near 90 degrees in the east coast metro area and in the low 90s along the Gulf coast.

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Friday will bring a mix of sun and clouds, with showers and storms in the mix during the afternoon, especially along the Gulf coast.  Friday’s highs will be mostly in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees along the Gulf coast.

Saturday will feature lots of showers, clouds, and a few storms.  Saturday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

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Sunday will see mostly sunny skies and some mid to late afternoon showers and storms.  Sunday’s highs will be mostly in the mid-80s.

The Columbus Day forecast calls for a mix of sun, showers, and a few storms.  Highs on Monday will be in the mid-80s.

In the tropics, the area of showers a couple of hundred miles east of the Jacksonville area has a low chance of developing into a depression before it merges with a front in a few days.

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.