Hurricane season has returned and just in time too. A couple areas of focus are across the Tropics, with one likely getting a name soon (Alex). This area of concern was actually already a hurricane in the Pacific (named Agatha), but because it is in the Atlantic now, the name would change to Alex (assuming it continues strengthening). This system, currently off the coast of Mexico, will work northeastward crossing Southern Florida and dumping heavy rainfall (upwards of a foot or more).
With the cold front now east, high pressure will fill in bringing cooler temperatures today as well as mostly sunny skies this afternoon. This will continue into Saturday as well, before isolated to scattered showers return Sunday and into early next week. These will primarily come during the afternoon to early evening hours, before dissipating overnight. Highs will also warm up into early next week, returning to the mid and upper 80s.
If you recall last week, conditions were much worse in terms of drought. Widespread abnormally dry conditions as well as a patch of moderate drought were seen across the state. With the heavy and widespread rainfall we picked up, this helped recoup most locations. Even still, abnormally dry conditions remain. Rainfall will be scattered late weekend and early next week, so we will see how things turn out ahead because of that.
A beautiful day is ahead and similar conditions will be in for Saturday as well. Highs will range from the upper 70s to low 80s with overnight lows in the 50s and 60s. Take advantage and have a wonderful weekend!
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