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Summertime Scattered Showers And Storms

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Summertime Scattered
South Florida will see the typical summertime scattered showers and storms on Saturday.  The day starts with sun and clouds, but those showers and storms will pop up in the afternoon as moisture moves in from the southwest.  It won’t be a beach weekend along the Gulf coast, because beaches there are dealing with red tide at least through the weekend.  Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s.
Sunday will see the summer weather pattern remain in place, with afternoon showers and storms.  Sunday’s highs will be in the low 90s.
Monday will feature sun and clouds, followed by afternoon showers and storms, especially in the interior and along the Gulf coast.  Monday’s highs will be in the low 90s.
Afternoon showers and storms will be back on Tuesday, with greatest coverage in the western parts of South Florida.  Tuesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.
Wednesday could see more widespread showers and storms, prior to the arrival of some Saharan dust late in the day.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the low 90s again.
In the tropics, a disorganized area of showers about halfway between Africa and the Lesser Antilles has a low chance of development as it moves westward during the next few days.  We’ll keep an eye on it.
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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.