MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A cold front cleared all of south Florida overnight.READ MORE: Florida Appeals Court Refuses To Fast-Track Student Mask Mandate Case To State Supreme Court
The coolest temperatures were felt across interior Broward with cities like Weston, Parkland & Coral Springs dipping into the upper 50’s. Metro areas closer to the coast, including both Fort Lauderdale and Miami, got down into the lower 60’s. A normal low for this time of year is 62°.
High pressure delivers a double-sided twist. For most of our Saturday, the wind flow around the HIGH will bring in a North-Northwest wind (Dry Air).
As this area of high pressure slides east, those winds “veer” – meaning coming in over the relatively warm ocean water, so the cool-down will be a quick one.READ MORE: Man's Head Slashed In Unprovoked Attack At Miramar Plaza
Also, the wind becomes a coastal concern.
There is a High Rip Current Risk through the weekend. No swimming.
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Into the holiday week, temperatures gradually warm each day with overnight lows back in the middle 70’s on Christmas Eve and high’s back in the low to middle 80’s – with a chance for rain.