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Sun And Showers Will Greet Floridians Tuesday

Tuesday features good sun and a few clouds in the morning, followed by passing showers and storms in the afternoon.  A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents remains along the Palm Beach County coast.  Highs on Tuesday will be mostly in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees along the Gulf coast.

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Wednesday will bring good sun and periods of showers and a few storms throughout the day.  Wednesday’s highs will be in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and the low 90s along the Gulf coast.

Thursday will feature plenty of sun in the morning and periods of showers and storms during the mid to late afternoon.  Thursday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Friday will see some sun alternating with periods of showers and storms, especially during the afternoon hours.  Friday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Saturday’s forecast calls for a mix of sun, clouds, showers, and a few storms.  Highs on Saturday will be in the upper 80s.

Sam has transitioned into a powerful post-tropical cyclone in the northern Atlantic.  At 5 am, Sam was about 1110 miles southwest of Iceland and was moving north at 23 miles per hour.  Maximum sustained winds were 80 miles per hour.

Much closer to home, the area of showers north of the southeastern Bahamas has a low chance of developing into a depression as it moves northwestward.  It should merge with a front late in the week. It’s quiet elsewhere in the tropics.

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.