MIAMI (CBS4) – Monday’s storms were just the beginning of what looks to be a stormy setup for South Florida all week long.

On top of that , our daily “cooling” sea breeze will be lacking because of hot westerly winds. According to Chief Meteorologist David Bernard, that means we can expect temperatures well into the 90s before the storms arrive each day and the heat index will be around 105 at times.

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Bernard says the storms could become more widespread and stronger by Wednesday and Thursday. In addition to heavy downpours, some of the storms will be capable of some severe weather as well.

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Expect the potential of heavy downpours, lightning, strong gusty winds and localized flooding.

The afternoon storm chance remains high the next few days with the wind flow pattern continuing out of the west.

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If there is any good news right now, it’s that the tropics remain quiet and development is not expected in the Atlantic Basin for at least the next 48 hours.

Lissette Gonzalez