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Storms Around, Some Could Be Strong

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Afternoon storms around South Florida on Saturday, and some could be strong. Look for early passing showers, followed highs in the sticky low 90s and developing afternoon storms. Periods of heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are possible with storms aroundsome of these storms.

Sunday will feature some passing showers, a few afternoon storms in spots, and highs in the low 90s.

Saharan dust will move in early in the week, damping storm chances.

The 4th of July forecast includes a few passing showers, maybe a stray storm in the afternoon, and highs in the sizzling low 90s. The evening should be fine for watching fireworks.

Tuesday and Wednesday will bring a few showers, maybe an isolated inland storm, and highs in the sweltering low to mid 90s.

By Donna Thomas, SouthFloridaReporter.com Meteorologist, July 2, 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.