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Strong Ocean Breeze Bringing More Showers And Storms

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StrongSouth Florida will see more showers and storms on a strong ocean breeze on Friday as a low passes south of our area. After showers and storms overnight, Friday features additional showers and storms and breezy conditions, including an elevated risk of dangerous rip currents at the Atlantic beaches. Highs on Friday will be in the mid to upper 80s.

StrongShowers and storms will be around again on Saturday, along with some periods of sun. Saturday’s highs will be mostly in the upper 80s.

Look for fewer periods of showers and storms on Sunday, with more of a mix of sun and clouds. Sunday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Monday will bring some passing showers on the ocean breeze, a few afternoon storms, and a mix of sun and clouds. Monday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

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Look for periods of sun, clouds and passing showers, and an afternoon storm in spots on Tuesday. Highs on Tuesday will be in the upper 80s.

StrongIn the tropics, Hurricane Ophelia has strengthened and is finally on the move. At 5 am Friday, Ophelia was located near 31.1 North, 33.9 West, and was moving east-northeast at 8 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were 105 miles per hour. Ophelia will pass near the Azores on Friday. Elsewhere, a strong tropical wave several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles has a low chance of development as it moves generally northward.

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.