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Staying hot and humid Friday

Posted at 5:16 AM, Aug 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-26 23:52:56-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Friday, scattered showers and storms possible through the early evening hours. Staying hot and humid with highs in the low 90s.

For the weekend, another round of showers and storms possible as moisture associated with a tropical disturbance moves into the area. Saturday the wetter of the 2 days with highs in the low 90s.

Early next week, Saharan Dust moves back in and helps to dry things out. Rain chances go down and hazy conditions return.

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Tropics:

  • A trough in the Caribbean is getting a little better organized and now has a high chance of development over the next 2-5 days. A tropical depression could form as early as today as the system moves NW towards the Yucatan Peninsula. Hurricane Hunters may investigate the system later today. Latest models still showing a path towards LA/TX/MS early next week. Next name on the list is Ida.
  • A broad trough in the Central Atlantic has a high chance of development over the next 5 days. A TD could form in the next couple of days. This one will stay away from the U.S.
  • A wave in the Eastern Atlantic has a low chance of development. Wind shear should rip this system apart as it stays out to sea.