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Today Is Another Day Of Summer Sun And Spotty Storms For Florida

Tuesday features good sun and a few clouds to start, but a few showers and storms will move in from the late morning into the afternoon hours.  Highs on Tuesday will be in the low 90s.

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Wednesday will bring a mix of sun and clouds for much of the day, but showers and storms will develop during the mid to late afternoon.  Wednesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Thursday will feature a mix of sun, clouds, and periods of storms throughout the day.  Thursday’s highs will be in the low 90s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees along the Gulf coast.

Friday will begin with a summertime mix of sun and clouds.  Then some showers and storms will develop in the mid to late afternoon.  Friday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Saturday’s forecast calls for good sun, some clouds at times, and periods of showers and storms.  Highs on Saturday will be in the low 90s.

In the tropics, an area of low pressure has developed in the northern Gulf of Mexico near the northwest Florida coast.  The National Hurricane Center gives this feature a low chance of becoming a depression during the next five days, but it will bring heavy rain to the Florida panhandle and portions of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

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.