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Sun, Clouds And Showers For Florida; Watching 3 Systems In The Tropics

Tuesday features a mix of sun and clouds with some showers and a few storms.  Showers will be passing through the east coast metro area on a gusty breeze during the day, while the Gulf coast will see mostly mid to late afternoon showers and storms.  Highs on Tuesday will be in the low 90s — but it will feel about 10 degrees hotter.

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Wednesday will bring plenty of sun, a brisk breeze near the Atlantic coast, and afternoon showers and storms around South Florida.  Wednesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Thursday will feature mostly sunny skies and widespread showers and storms, mostly in the afternoon.  Thursday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

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Friday will see good sun, a few clouds, and periods of showers, throughout the day in the east coast metro area and mostly in the afternoon along the Gulf coast.  Friday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Saturday’s forecast calls for a late August mix of sun, clouds, showers, and a few storms in spots.  Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s.

Post-tropical Cyclone Henri is still bringing rain to portions of New England.  At 5 am on Tuesday, Henri was centered about 55 miles southeast of Boston.  Maximum sustained winds were 25 miles per hour, and Henri was moving east at 14 miles per hour.  Some strengthening is possible after the system emerges into the Atlantic and approaches the Canadian Maritime provinces.

It’s busy again in the tropics.  The wave in the east-central Atlantic has a medium chance of developing into a depression during the next five days.  Another wave, this one in the eastern Atlantic, has a medium chance of becoming a depression during the next five days.  And a wave in the eastern Caribbean has a medium chance of developing during the next five days as it moves in the direction 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.