Warm, humid Halloween ahead of cold front

Posted at 5:50 AM, Oct 31, 2023

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — We'll have whipping winds for Wednesday. A gale watch is in effect for Atlantic waters all along the east coast of Florida.

Wednesday's winds will gust up to 40 mph out of the north. A chance for spotty showers is in the works for both Tuesday and Wednesday, but mainly coastal and offshore.

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The cold front passes Wednesday afternoon, and by Wednesday, night the air will feel cooler with windy conditions.

Waking up to the 60s and possibly upper 50s for inland spots Thursday morning, then highs in the upper 70s or near 80 degrees.

Windy Friday and for the start of the weekend. Highs warm back to the mid-80s Sunday afternoon.

A friendly reminder that Daylight Saving Time comes to an end with fallback on Sunday at 2 a.m. Set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.

In the tropics, a disturbance in the eastern Caribbean Sea tracks westward toward Central America. It could become a depression by later this week. Formation chance over seven days: 60%.