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Unsettled Weekend Weather For Florida

Saturday features periods of hot sun, but widespread showers and some storms will develop in the afternoon.  A flood watch is in effect for much of the east coast metro area, because additional heavy rain is likely.  Highs on Saturday will be near 90 degrees — but humidity will make it feel hotter.

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Sunday will see some sun alternating with periods of showers and storms.  Heavy rain and localized flooding are possible in spots.  Sunday’s highs will be in the upper 80s in the east coast metro area and near 90 degrees along the Gulf coast.

Monday will be limited sun and lots of passing showers and storms.  Monday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Tuesday will feature some sun with periods of showers and storms, primarily in the afternoon.  Tuesday’s highs will be in the low 90s.

Wednesday’s forecast calls for a mix of sun, showers, and storms.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the low 90s.

In the tropics, a non-tropical low off the northern Florida coast has a medium chance of developing into a depression during the next 5 days.  We’ll keep a close eye on it.  Regardless of development, it will increase our rain chances for much of next week.

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.

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