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Warm Day, Chilly Night

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South Florida’s Wednesday will be warm, but the night will be chilly as a cold front sweeps through.  Wednesday features sun and building clouds on a brisk breeze.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 70s.

Temperatures will drop after dark, and Thursday morning lows will be in the 50s.  Lots of sun will be around on Thursday, but highs will top out in the upper 60s. The Atlantic beaches will see an elevated risk of dangerous rip currents from Thursday into the weekend.

Friday morning will be chilly, with lows ranging from the mid 40s along the Gulf coast and in the interior to the mid 50s right at the east coast.  Friday will feature good sun and a few clouds as a warming trend begins.  Friday’s highs will be in the mid 70s.

More clouds and some passing showers are in the forecast for Saturday.  Saturday’s highs will be in the upper 70s.

Look for sun, clouds, and some quick east coast showers on Sunday.  Highs on Sunday will be near 80 degrees.

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.