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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/30/2012

PM Update: A few showers possible into tomorrow, and turning much warmer

It was one of those days where clouds just did not want to budge thanks in part to a moist flow off the ocean. However, we’ve finally begun to see some breaks late this afternoon, and that trend should continue the rest of the daylight hours. Despite the clouds, temperatures have warmed to a range from the mid-60s to near 70. Milder air is inbound!

Through Tonight: There may be a random sprinkle around, and after any clearing, more clouds should arrive with an additional threat of showers overnight. The best shot of rain should come between midnight and sunrise, though it’s not likely to be more than a few hundredths to a tenth of an inch or so. Lows reach the mid-to-upper 50s.

Tomorrow (Tuesday): We’re in for a fair amount of clouds again on Tuesday, but with a wind from the southwest we should also have more consistent breaks than today. A few showers, and maybe a thundershower, may pass from time to time, though for now it seems that any activity would be isolated. High temperatures should head back above normal, with a range from the mid-70s to near 80 -- potentially into the 80s should enough sun break through.

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Florida flooding: A persistent area of low pressure and tropical moisture has been impacting South Florida for several days. Record rainfall hit Miami on Sunday, with 2.89” filling the bucket there. Flood watches remain in effect for many parts of that area through tonight. The Keys have seen perhaps the worst of it, with as much as 5-7” in spots, and flood warnings currently active. The region is expected to dry out heading through the week.

Pollen update: Tree pollen continues to decline, but it’s still HIGH at 98.08 grains/cubic meter. Grass pollen is MODERATE (HIGH for this area) at 9.9 grains/cubic meter and weeds are LOW at 0.64 grains/cubic meter.

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