Mild weather, low rain chances all week

Posted at 5:48 AM, Oct 23, 2023

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Windy conditions will develop Tuesday and last for much of the work week. High pressure will be in control over the eastern U.S.

The high will push up the eastern seaboard and create strong east winds for our area this week. The easterly wind may gust over 25 miles per hour and up to 30 miles per hour Tuesday through mid-week.

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Passing showers are expected along this brisk breeze starting Tuesday, but showers will be isolated.

Afternoon temperatures remain in the low to mid 80s all week with nighttime lows in the 60s and 70s. Breezy conditions are expected during the end of the week.

In the tropics,Hurricane Tammy is packing 75 mph winds, according to the 11 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center. Tammpy, which is moving northeast at 7 mph, was about 655 miles south of Bermuda.

Tammy is expected to strengthen during the next day or two but then turn nnorthward at a slower speed over open waters on Thursday when it is forecast to be a post-tropical cyclone. There will be no threat to Florida or the Bahamas.

An area of disturbed weather off the eastern coast of Nicaragua became Tropical Depression 21 on Monday afternoon but will be short-lived. It will move inland over Nicaragua by Tuesday. In the 11 p.m. update, it had maximum sustained winds of 30 mph.