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Tropical Rains Will Bring Localized Flooding

Tropical Rains

Tropical RainsTropical rains are moving through South Florida on Thursday. Look for showers and storms to increase during the morning and through the afternoon, tapering off as drier air starts to work in this evening. Localized flooding is possible in some areas. Highs on Thursday will be in the upper 80s.


Friday will bring a lingering shower or two early, followed by a mix of sun and clouds. Afternoon storms will form along the sea breeze, with most of the activity developing to our west. Friday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

We’ll return to our usual pattern of a few early coastal showers, sun and clouds, and afternoon storms on Saturday. Saturday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Sunday’s forecast includes a few early showers, a mix of sun and clouds, and afternoon storms along the sea breeze. Sunday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Monday starts the work week with more of the same — early showers in spots, a sun-and-clouds mix, and some afternoon storms. Highs on Monday will be in the low 90s.

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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.