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Warming Winter Sun For Florida Today

Wednesday features a mild morning and plenty of sun with a few clouds at times. A high risk of dangerous rip currents is in place at the Atlantic beaches.  Highs on Wednesday will be in the seasonable mid-70s.

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Thursday will bring good sun, clouds at times, and a few showers in spots in the east coast metro area, while the Gulf coast will see sunny skies.  Thursday’s highs will be in the upper 70s in the east coast metro area and near 80 degrees along the Gulf coast.

Friday will feature good sun and a few clouds on an ocean breeze.  Friday’s highs will be near 80 degrees in the east coast metro area and in the low 80s along the Gulf coast.

Saturday will be mostly sunny in the east coast metro area, while the Gulf coast will see a mix of sun, clouds, and a few afternoon showers.  New Year’s Eve will be on the warm and cloudy side with the chance of a shower near the Gulf coast.  Saturday’s highs will be in the low 80s.

The New Year’s Day forecast calls for a mix of sun, clouds, and a few showers.  Highs on Sunday will be in the low 80s.

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.