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Steamy Days Ahead

­­­­­­­­By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com Meteorologist, June 19, 2015 – 
South Florida will be steamy and hot on Friday and throughout the Fathers Day weekend. A few early showers in spots will give way to hot sun, some clouds, and highs in the low 90s on Friday afternoon.

Saturday will bring more of the same, with a low chance of rain and highs in the low 90s. Fathers Day will be hot, with highs in the low to mid 90s and a few scattered afternoon storms.

Monday and Tuesday feature highs in the sticky low 90s and a few afternoon storms. Skies will be hazy on Wednesday as Saharan dust moves through, and highs will be in the low 90s.

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.