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Hazy conditions as the tropics heat up

Posted at 5:35 AM, Aug 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 23:54:51-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Highs this afternoon in the low 90s with heat index values in the triple digits. Filtered sunshine with hazy conditions and some isolated inland showers and storms possible.

Tomorrow, hazy, hot, and humid with highs in the low 90s and a slim chance for isolated showers and storms.

Thursday through the weekend, slightly hazy and scattered showers and storms possible mainly inland with highs in the low 90s.

Early next week, more Saharan Dust moves in and rain chances decrease.

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In the Tropics:

  1. A wave in the Eastern Caribbean Sea is expected to form a broad area of low pressure as it moves west northwest over the next few days. A tropical depression could form by the end of the work week. This area may have impacts on Mexico/Texas next week.
  2. A broad trough in the E Atlantic (Invest 97L) has a medium chance of development. A tropical depression could also form by the end of the work week.
  3. A wave in the far Eastern Atlantic (Invest 98L) also has a medium chance of development as the system slides west-northwest.