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Sun And Western Florida Storms; Watching The Tropics

Wednesday features lots of sun with a few clouds in the morning, followed by a few showers and storms in the afternoon, mostly along the Gulf coast and in the interior.  A moderate risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the Atlantic beaches.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and the low 90s along the Gulf coast.

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Thursday will bring morning sun and a few afternoon showers and storms in spots.  Thursday’s highs will be in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and the low 90s along the Gulf coast.

Friday will feature mostly sunny skies during much of the day.  Some showers and storms could develop in the mid to late afternoon.  Friday’s highs will be in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees along the Gulf coast..

Faith Based Events

Saturday will continue our pattern of good sun in the morning and the chance of showers and storms in the afternoon.  Saturday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Sunday’s forecast calls for lots of sun and a few showers and storms late in the day.  Highs on Sunday will be near 90 degrees.

In the tropics, a low is expected to form in the southwestern Caribbean by the weekend.  The National Hurricane Center gives this feature a low chance of becoming a tropical depression before reaching the coast of Central America.

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.