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Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Miami Florida
713 am EDT Monday Mar 30 2015

VFR prevails through Tuesday. Light winds this morning increase to
10 kts out of the east by late morning...then become nearly calm
by sunset.


Previous discussion... /issued 355 am EDT Monday Mar 30 2015/

the discussion this morning will be short and to the point. A near
zonal middle to upper flow will dominate the South Florida weather this
week with a surface ridge across the Florida Peninsula into the
Atlantic. This will be the weather pattern through the week and into
next weekend. A southern stream middle level trough will eject from off
the West Coast of Mexico and across the southeast states late this
week but both the GFS and European model (ecmwf) show limited moisture return with
the feature and thus indicate minimal probability of precipitation. The only change foreseen
at all is a northern stream trough will move across the northern
states and into the North Atlantic late in the period with its
trailing cold front moving into North Florida on Saturday and
possibly South Florida on Sunday. However, there will be virtually
no upper support for this front. So even if it does indeed make it
to our region the front will be weak with little temperature change
expected and rain chances will also remain very low.

a light and variable wind will continue through the period as
high pressure stretches across the Florida Peninsula and moves
little through the end of the week.


Preliminary point temps/pops...
West Palm Beach 77 61 80 65 / 0 0 0 0
Fort Lauderdale 76 64 80 67 / 0 0 0 0
Miami 78 64 81 66 / 0 0 0 0
Naples 76 59 78 62 / 0 0 0 0


Mfl watches/warnings/advisories...


Short term...52/ps
long term....30/kob

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