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Early Spring Cooldown

Early Spring Cooldown

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist (March 27, 2013) – South Florida’s weather is more like Jacksonville’s as March comes to an end. After a very cold start on Wednesday, the afternoon features plenty of sun but not enough warmth to push temperatures beyond the 70 degree mark. Thursday morning will be nearly as cold, while highs will make it into the low 70s. A slow warming trend begins on Friday, and Easter Sunday will be more like late March in South […]

by · March 27, 2013 · Featured, Weather
Broward County plans to open cold weather shelters

Broward County plans to open cold weather shelters

Broward County (March 26,2013) – The National Weather Service forecasts low temperatures, including wind chill, in the low- to mid-40s in Broward metro areas overnight on Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27. As a result of this forecast, Broward County has declared a multinight Cold Weather Emergency from 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, to 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, and from 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, to 7 a.m. Thursday, March 28. (Note the time difference from Wednesday and Thursday […]

by · March 26, 2013 · Broward County, News, Weather
South Florida’s Spring Goes on Spring Break

South Florida’s Spring Goes on Spring Break

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist (March 26,2013) – It may be spring break in South Florida, but temperatures feel more like February. After starting with morning lows in the 50s, Tuesday’s temperatures will only reach the low 70s, despite plenty of sunshine. And that’s just the start of a cooler-than-normal week, with lows in the upper 40s to low 50s and highs in the low 70s. A slow warming trend begins on Friday, with afternoon highs in the mid to upper […]

by · March 26, 2013 · Weather
Goodbye Heat, Colder Temperatures Return

Goodbye Heat, Colder Temperatures Return

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist – Like it or not, South Florida will see a return of colder-than normal temperatures as March winds down. Monday may start on the warm and soggy side, but afternoon highs will peak in the low 80s as a front passes through. Then cold air builds in, bringing lots of sun but afternoon highs in the low to mid 70s. But we’ll feel the chill in the morning, with lows in the upper 40s to low […]

by · March 25, 2013 · Featured, Weather
Red-Hot Sunday … But Cooldown on the Way

Red-Hot Sunday … But Cooldown on the Way

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist – South Florida will see sizzling temperatures and summer-like humidity on Sunday, but relief is on the way. Sunday’s warm and muggy start will give way to sun, some clouds on the warm southwest winds, and temperatures near 90 degrees. That changes quickly on Monday, as another front approaches. Look for some showers to start the work week, and Monday’s highs will only make it near the 80 degree mark. The week ahead features mornings on […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Featured, Weather
Turning Up the Heat

Turning Up the Heat

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist (March 23,2013) – South Florida is feeling the heat this weekend.  We’ll see summerlike temperatures, in contrast to what we’ve experienced so far during this cooler-than-usual March.  Humid southerly winds will push Saturday’s highs into the mid 80s.  Sunday will be even hotter as well as breezy, with highs in the upper 80s.  Rain chances increase on Monday, as yet another weak front brings the temperatures down into the low 80s on Monday and into the […]

by · March 23, 2013 · Weather
Friday weather leads to Weekend Warmth

Friday weather leads to Weekend Warmth

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist (March 22,2013) – South Florida will see a very warm first weekend of spring. After starting out on the cool side Friday morning, we’ll see afternoon highs near 80, along with sun and clouds to wrap up the work week. Then the heat is on, as a warm front works its way northward, bringing warm southerly winds and humidity. Expect highs in the mid 80s on Saturday and the mid to upper 80s on Sunday. Then […]

by · March 22, 2013 · Weather
Thursday Weather – Back to the 70s, For Now

Thursday Weather – Back to the 70s, For Now

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews, Meteorologist (March 21, 2013) – South Florida is enjoying a drier day on Thursday, along with slightly cooler temperatures. We’ll see sun and clouds, along with highs mostly in the mid 70s during the afternoon. But the slight cooldown won’t last. Temperatures will rebound into the low 80s on Friday and into the weekend, and the breeze will increase as well.   Note: Donna Thomas has studied hurricanes for two decades.  She holds a PhD in history […]

by · March 21, 2013 · Weather
Spring Arrives … and So Do Some Showers

Spring Arrives … and So Do Some Showers

By Donna Thomas, EyesOnNews Meteorologist – South Florida is finally seeing more spring-like temperatures after a chillier-than-usual first half of March. But the new season will also feature passing showers and even a storm or two on Wednesday. After a seasonable start near 70 degrees in the morning, we’ll see Wednesday afternoon highs in the low 80s, in advance of a weak front. Thursday’s lows will be back in the 60s, and afternoon highs will be in the mid to upper […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Weather