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Summertime Sun And Storms For South Florida Today

Tuesday features plenty of sun along the Gulf coast and a mix of sun and clouds in the east coast metro area.  Look for periods of showers and storms in the afternoon throughout South Florida.  Highs on Tuesday will be in the low 90s, but it will feel about 10 degrees hotter.

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Wednesday will see partly sunny skies and afternoon showers and storms.  Wednesday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Thursday will feature some sun, more clouds, and widespread showers and storms in the afternoon.  Thursday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Look for a mix of sun and clouds to start on Friday.  Then showers and storms will develop in the afternoon.  Friday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Saturday’s forecast includes some sun and periods of showers and storms.  Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s.

In the tropics, Isaias made landfall as a hurricane near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina late Monday night.  At 5 am Tuesday, Isaias was a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour.  It was located about 85 miles west-southwest of Norfolk, Virginia, and was racing north-northeast at 28 miles per hour.  A tropical storm warning is in effect from Surf City, North Carolina, to Eastport, Maine.  The major metro areas of the Northeast can expect tropical storm force winds and very heavy rain on Tuesday.

Elsewhere, the wave in the central Atlantic is now several hundred miles south-southwest of Bermuda.  It has a low chance of developing into a depression.

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.