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Sun And Storms Saturday For South Florida

Saturday features plenty of hot sun to start, followed by periods of showers and storms in the afternoon. Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s, but it will feel more than 10 degrees hotter, so stay out of the sun and keep hydrated.

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Sunday will bring a mix of sun and clouds early and plenty of showers and storms throughout the day.  Sunday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Monday will feature a mix of sun, showers, and storms along the Gulf coast, while the east coast metro area will see good sun in the morning and showers and storms in the mid to late afternoon.  Monday’s highs will be in the low to mid 90s.

Tuesday will see mostly sunny skies in the morning and periods of showers and storms in the afternoon.  Tuesday’s highs will be in the mid 90s.

Wednesday’s forecast includes good sun alternating with showers and storms.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid 90s.

Tropical Storm Fay made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey on Friday afternoon.  Fay is now a post-tropical system as it continues to bring heavy rain and the potential for flash flooding to the Northeast.  At 5 am Saturday, Fay was located about 30 miles south of Albany, New York, and it was moving north at 17 miles per hour.  Maximum sustained winds were 35 miles per hour.   What’s left of Fay will move into northwestern New England on Saturday and into Canada on Sunday.

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.