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Sun With A Stray East Coast Shower Possible Today

Thursday features a cool start.  Then the east coast will see mostly sunny skies with the possibility of a stray shower, while a mix of sun and clouds is in the forecast for the Gulf coast.  A high risk of dangerous rip currents remains along the Palm Beach County coast, and there’s a moderate rip current risk at the beaches of Miami-Dade and Broward.  Highs on Thursday will be mostly in the mid-70s.

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Friday will bring a mix of sun and clouds around the area, with some afternoon showers near the east coast.  Friday’s highs will be mostly in the mid-70s, but a few east coast locations will reach the upper 70s.

Saturday will feature mostly sunny skies in the morning and passing showers in the afternoon.  Saturday’s highs will be near 80 degrees in the east coast metro area and in the upper 70s along the Gulf coast.

Sunday will see partly sunny skies and periods of showers as a front moves in.  Look for a gusty breeze near the Gulf coast.  Sunday’s highs will be in the mid-70s.

Valentine’s Day will be rather chilly in the morning, with lows in the 50s.  Then we’ll see lots of sun but cooler than normal temperatures in the afternoon.  Highs on Monday will be in the low 70s in the east coast metro area and near 70 degrees along the Gulf coast.

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.