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Our Weather Pattern Today Is Sun, Showers And Storms


PatternSouth Florida will see some sun on Wednesday, but we’re in for more showers and storms in what is setting up to be a rainy pattern. On Wednesday, look for some early showers in spots, followed by a mix of sun and clouds. Then showers and storms develop along the sea breeze. A high risk of rip currents continues at the Atlantic beaches on Wednesday and beyond. Highs on Wednesday will be near 90 degrees.

PatternThursday will bring periods of sun and clouds, but more moisture will work its way in, bringing quite widespread showers and storms in the afternoon. Thursday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.

Passing showers and storms are in the forecast on a cloudy Friday. Friday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Saturday features periods of showers and storms with a bit of sun at times. Saturday’s highs will be in the upper 80s.

Sunday will bring more periods of sun, but showers and storms will also move through. Highs on Sunday will be in the upper 80s.

In the tropics, Tropical Storm Maria is moving slowly to the east of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. At 5 am Wednesday, Maria was located near 35.1 North, 72.9 West, and was moving north at 5 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds were 70 miles per hour. And Hurricane Lee is hanging around in the central Atlantic. At 5 am Wednesday, Lee was located near 30.2 North, 56.3 West, and was moving west-northwest at 9 miles per hour. Lee’s top winds were 110 miles per hour, but it’s no threat to land.

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.