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Air quality improves Wednesday, breezy and showery

Posted at 5:41 AM, Oct 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-04 23:34:17-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The haze and smoke lessen throughout the day on Wednesday, so our air quality will also improve.

Lighter breeze for the end of the week. Still a chance for passing showers and an isolated thunderstorm late this week, but drier by this weekend with less humidity.

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In the tropics, Tropical Storm Philippe is impacting parts of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Leeward Islands with heavy rainfall.

It will eventually move north, away from the eastern Caribbean, and is no threat to Florida.

Philippe will approach eastern New England and Atlantic Canada on Saturday.

Philippe had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, was moving north at 13 mph and was about 380 miles north of St. Thomas and about 590 miles south of Bermuda in the 11 p.m. National Hurricane Center update.

No new development is expected in the tropics.