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Hot and humid for Sunday; Few storms

Posted at 10:35 AM, Aug 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-29 14:37:09-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Hot and humid on Sunday with temps near 90° and the heat index in the triple digits.

On Sunday, rain chances increase slightly. The afternoon sea breeze could bring inland areas a late day shower or storm. There's about a 40% chance.

We'll have typical summer weather to start the week. Hot and humid with afternoon storms moving inland.

By Wednesday, the pattern shifts, and the late day storms will be moving towards the east coast metro areas.

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In the Tropics:
Hurricane Ida is expected to intensify as it moves over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There's little wind shear ahead of it.

Ida is forecast to become a major hurricane as it approaches coastal Louisiana later Sunday.

As it makes landfall, it could be a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 MPH.

A storm surge of 10-15' with over a foot of rain is spots.

In the Atlantic, we have newly formed Tropical Depression 10.

It could become a Tropical Storm Julian in the next 24 hours

Late Saturday night, Tropical Depression Eleven formed.

Both of these storms look to stay in the Atlantic and away from land.