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Spring Showers, Then Winterlike Cold

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South Florida’s first day of spring will feature warm temperatures and afternoon showers, but cold air more appropriate during winter will move in late.

spring showersThe wet weekend continues acrosss South Florida today ahead of a cold front slowly moving through the state this morning. A pre-frontal trough is sitting over the area early this morning, leading to the current batch of showers and storms over the region and local waters. Expect periodic showers through the day with a few embedded lightning storms as the front makes its way into South Florida later today. The front is expected to move south of the area late this evening. Highs will be in the humid mid 80s, but cooler and drier air will move in overnight.

Monday will feel like winter, with morning lows ranging from the mid 50s inland to the low 60s at the coast. Afternoon temperatures will top out in the low 70s, even with plenty of sun.

Tuesday morning will be chilly as well, with lows in the upper 50s to low 60s, and afternoon highs will be in the mid 70s.

We’ll warm a bit on Wednesday, as highs climb into the upper 70s.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com Meteorologist, Mar. 20, 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.

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