South Florida will see sun and showers on Wednesday, but rainy days are ahead as an upper level low approaches. Wednesday features sun and clouds, a few passing showers on the ocean breeze, and a high risk of dangerous rip currents at the Atlantic beaches (which will continue through Thursday). Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 80s.
Friday will be rainy and mostly cloudy, and we’ll see rounds of storms and showers. Friday’s highs will be in the mid to upper 80s.
The upper level low moves out late on Friday, but moisture will linger on Saturday and Sunday. Both weekend days feature less breeze but plenty of passing showers and storms. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be in the upper 80s.
In the tropics, Tropical Storm Ophelia continues to move slowly in the central Atlantic. At 5 am Wednesday, Ophelia was located near 30.2 North, 37.0 West, and was moving southeast at 6 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were 65 miles per hour, and Ophelia is expected to reach hurricane strength within a day or so.