Happy start to the work week South Florida!
This morning, we are experiencing some drier air that continues to move westward and has resulted in partly cloudy to mostly clear skies. However, there is enough moisture in the atmosphere to allow for scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. The primary threats with today’s storms will be frequent lightning, gusty winds up to 40 mph and locally heavy rainfall. High temperatures will near the 90’s with a heat index up to 105 degrees. The winds are 5-15 mph from the Southeast .
There is a tropical wave currently located in the Central Atlantic and will continue to move westward through Wednesday. If it holds, we will need to bump up the rain chances in South Florida for the weekend.
Allergy Disclaimer: A large plume of Saharan Dust moving toward our region today though at least Thursday. Please be advised that there be an increased amount of dust and allergens in the air. Take proper precaution.
According to the National Hurricane Center, we are not following any areas for development at this time.
Make it a great day South Florida!
Meteorologist, AMS Certified
Channel 7, WSVN