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Windy Wednesday

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image5South Florida will be windy Wednesday. Look for periods of sun and clouds and showers on the breeze, a high risk of dangerous rip currents at the Atlantic beaches on Wednesday and lasting at least through Thursday morning, and highs in the mid 80s.


windy wednesdayAfter a mild morning with lows ranging from the mid 70s at the coast to the upper 60s in the far western suburbs, Thursday will be breezy. A few showers may blow through coastal locations and reach the western sections of Miami-Dade and Broward. The risk of dangerous rip currents will be high in the morning and remain elevated throughout the day. Thursday’s highs will be in the mid 80s.

Friday will bring some showers on the breeze as a front approaches. Friday’s highs will be in the low 80s.

Look for some passing showers and clouds on a strong breeze, an increasing risk of dangerous rip currents at the Atlantic beaches, and highs in the upper 70s on Saturday.

windy wednesdayMake sure to set your clocks back one hour late on Saturday for the start of standard time on Sunday. After that extra hour of sleep, we’ll see plenty of sun, some clouds on the breeze, and highs in the upper 70s on Sunday.


The tropics remain quiet.

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.