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Tropical Moisture Brings Showers And Storms

Tropical Moisture

Tropical MoistureSouth Florida will see showers and storms on Tuesday as tropical moisture streams in. After a soggy start, especially in the Keys, Tuesday features some sun but more periods of showers and storms, including heavy downpours in spots. Highs on Tuesday will be near 90 degrees.

 

Tropical MoistureLook for showers and storms on Wednesday, along with a mix of sun and clouds at times. Wednesday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Drier air tries to work in on Thursday, but additional moisture will move in during the evening. The day will bring a mix of sun and clouds, followed by showers after dark. Thursday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Faith Based Events

Friday features passing showers and storms with some sun at times. Friday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Saturday’s forecast includes some sun and more clouds, showers, and storms. Highs on Saturday will be in the upper 80s.

Tropical MoistureIn the tropics, Hurricane Maria will bring tropical storm force winds and storm surge as it passes east of the North Carolina coast during the next couple of days. At 5 am Tuesday, Maria was located near 32.9 North, 73.1 West, and was moving north at 7 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were 75 miles per hour. And Hurricane Lee was moving west at 10 miles per hour early Tuesday. At 5 am, Lee was located near 30.0 North, 52.5 West, with maximum sustained winds at 100 miles per hour.

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.