Warm and mainly dry tonight; Very hot with pm storms Tuesday

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Posted at 10:09 AM, May 27, 2024

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Unseasonably hot and humid conditions continue across the area. We set a record high minimum for West Palm Beach this morning with a temp of 80 degrees. This breaks the old record of 79 degrees set back in 2011.

We also set an unofficial record of 97 degrees today in West Palm - the old record was 96 degrees.

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Our summertime heat continues on Tuesday with highs once again in the mid 90s with the heat index in the 100 - 107 degree range.

Rain chances increase on Tuesday with a 40% chance of storms after 2PM

Coverage then drops to 30% through the rest of the week.

Nice beach and boating weather continues with seas 1-2 feet and a light chop on the Intracoastal

The ocean is heating up - with a current water temp of 84 degrees at Lake Worth Pier

Make sure to use plenty of sun protection ( SPF of 30 or higher) as the U.V. index is in the "extreme" range this time of year

A cool front will push through the area offering a little relief from our excessive heat with temps closer to average for this time of year.

This upcoming weekend will feature middle and upper 80s and partly cloudy skies. A few showers expected on both Saturday and Sunday.