First Warning Forecast: Temperatures will dip into the 50s overnight
Temperatures will drop into the upper 50s overnight with mainly clear skies.
If you didn’t have a chance to enjoy the weather today, you’re in luck! We’re tracking several days of tranquil weather. Friday we’ll see highs in the mid and upper 70s with plenty of sunshine and low rain chances.
For those of you who love the mid 70s, you’ll love the weekend! Highs right around 75 degrees, with clear to partly cloudy skies.
Now on to Irma. Hurricane Irma will approach south Florida this weekend then turn north. The timing and location of this turn will determine the impacts on Florida and much of the Southeast. We are expecting impacts from Irma on Tuesday. The level of rainfall, wind, and flooding we see will depend on the exact track.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Winds: Variable 5-10 mph.
Tomorrow: Clear to partly cloudy. Highs in the mid and upper 70s. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.
Tomorrow night: Mostly clear with lows near 60. Winds: NE 5-10 mph.
Weather & Health
Pollen: Moderate (Ragweed, Grasses)
UV Index: 8 (Very High)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
Mosquitoes: Very High
Hurricane and storm surge warnings have been issued for south Florida and the Florida Keys. Irma is still a powerful category 5 hurricane. The eye of Irma will continue to move westward away from the Turks and Caicos Islands and towards the southeastern Bahamas overnight. Maximum sustained winds are near 165 mph with higher gusts. Irma is forecast to remain a powerful category 4 or 5 hurricane during the next couple of days.
11:00 PM EDT Thu Sep 7
Location: 21.3°N 72.4°W
Moving: WNW at 16 mph
Min pressure: 920 mb
Max sustained: 165 mph
Jose is moving toward the west near 18 mph. A slower west-northwestward motion is expected during the next couple of days. On the forecast track, Jose is expected to be near the northern Leeward Islands on Saturday.
11:00 PM AST Thu Sep 7
Location: 15.6°N 53.9°W
Moving: W at 18 mph
Min pressure: 966 mb
Max sustained: 120 mph
Katia is moving toward the west near 3 mph and this general motion is expected to continue until the system makes landfall by early Saturday. Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or so and Katia could be near major hurricane strength at landfall.
10:00 PM CDT Thu Sep 7
Location: 21.5°N 95.1°W
Moving: W at 3 mph
Min pressure: 982 mb
Max sustained: 85 mph
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