Jim Hayward

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Forecast: Temperatures will warm up after final chilly night
 After the week’s final chilly morning, the National Weather Service is predicting highs in the low 70s on Thursday. By Friday morning, the temperature should dip no lower than the mid-50s in Palm Beach County. In the early a.m. hours Thursday, forecasters predict inland lows in the upper 30s to low 40s in South Florida. There could...

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After the week’s final chilly morning, the National Weather Service is predicting highs in the low 70s on Thursday. By Friday morning, the temperature should dip no lower than the mid-50s in Palm Beach County. In the early a.m. hours Thursday, forecasters predict inland lows in the upper 30s to low 40s in South Florida. There could...
Forecast: Sunny, high in the 60s in PB County
 After another chilly night with lows in the 40s in Palm Beach County, expect today to warm up no more than the mid-60s, according to the National Weather Service. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app It should be sunny, with northwest winds around 5 to 10 mph. Tonight is forecast to be clear with lows in the low to mid-40s across the...

Posted: 13 hours ago

After another chilly night with lows in the 40s in Palm Beach County, expect today to warm up no more than the mid-60s, according to the National Weather Service. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app It should be sunny, with northwest winds around 5 to 10 mph. Tonight is forecast to be clear with lows in the low to mid-40s across the...
BREAKING: 3 Florida men charged in shark dragging video incident
 Screen capture of violent shark-dragging video that went viral. TALLAHASSEE – Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged
            behind a speeding boat. PREVIOUS: 
               Shark-dragging video could spur legislation A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Posted: 23 hours ago

Screen capture of violent shark-dragging video that went viral. TALLAHASSEE – Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat. PREVIOUS: Shark-dragging video could spur legislation A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
Temperatures dip into the 40s overnight in PB County
 It was another chilly night  for Palm Beach County, with overnight temperatures dipping into the mid-40s along the coast and even lower inland, according to the National Weather Service. In West Palm Beach, the low came to about 40 degrees, though the feels-like temperature was lower. The afternoon high will probably reach the upper 60s....

Posted: 2 days ago

It was another chilly night for Palm Beach County, with overnight temperatures dipping into the mid-40s along the coast and even lower inland, according to the National Weather Service. In West Palm Beach, the low came to about 40 degrees, though the feels-like temperature was lower. The afternoon high will probably reach the upper 60s....
NEW: Pilot dies in small plane crash near Miami airport
 A pilot was killed this afternoon when a small plane crashed after taking off from Miami Executive Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot was the only person aboard the Piper PA 60, the FAA said, but police have not confirmed this, WSVN reports. Miami-Dade police said they have taken over the investigation...

Posted: 3 days ago

A pilot was killed this afternoon when a small plane crashed after taking off from Miami Executive Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot was the only person aboard the Piper PA 60, the FAA said, but police have not confirmed this, WSVN reports. Miami-Dade police said they have taken over the investigation...
Morning patchy fog, then partly cloudy today in PBC
 Recent rainy weather is expected to subside today, with forecasters predicting partly sunny skies with no chance of showers in Palm Beach County. Expect highs around 80, and northeast winds around 5 to 10 mph into the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Check for storms with our live radar Tonight is forecast to be partly...

Posted: 13 days ago

Recent rainy weather is expected to subside today, with forecasters predicting partly sunny skies with no chance of showers in Palm Beach County. Expect highs around 80, and northeast winds around 5 to 10 mph into the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Check for storms with our live radar Tonight is forecast to be partly...
Cloudy, rainy day forecast in Palm Beach County
 You can officially say goodbye to the recent clear and mild weather. Today’s Palm Beach County forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of rain. Showers are likely along with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Check for storms with our live radar Expect highs...

Posted: 15 days ago

You can officially say goodbye to the recent clear and mild weather. Today’s Palm Beach County forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of rain. Showers are likely along with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Check for storms with our live radar Expect highs...
Rain forecast to return this afternoon in PB County
 The weekend’s cool, clear and mild weather should continue this morning, but rain creeps back into the forecast this afternoon through Wednesday. Expect today to be partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and a 20 percent chance of rain into the evening. Check for storms with our live radar Easterly winds around 5 to 10 mph should...

Posted: 16 days ago

The weekend’s cool, clear and mild weather should continue this morning, but rain creeps back into the forecast this afternoon through Wednesday. Expect today to be partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and a 20 percent chance of rain into the evening. Check for storms with our live radar Easterly winds around 5 to 10 mph should...
Trump in Palm Beach: Trumps leave PBIA, arrive back in Washington
 UPDATE, 7:10 p.m.: Air Force One touched down at Andrews Air Force Base at 6:14 p.m. After leaving Palm Beach County's temperatures in the mid-70s, the president and his staff arrived to find the thermostat at 44 degrees.  Donald and Melania Trump, along with son Barron, exited Air Force One at 6:24 p.m., according to the day's...

Posted: 17 days ago

UPDATE, 7:10 p.m.: Air Force One touched down at Andrews Air Force Base at 6:14 p.m. After leaving Palm Beach County's temperatures in the mid-70s, the president and his staff arrived to find the thermostat at 44 degrees.  Donald and Melania Trump, along with son Barron, exited Air Force One at 6:24 p.m., according to the day's...
More ‘beautiful weather’ on tap for today
 This Thanksgiving weekend’s “beautiful weather” is forecast to continue today and Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect Sunday to be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70s. The evening should become partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s. Northerly winds around 5 to 10 mph are forecast to become northeast...

Posted: 17 days ago

This Thanksgiving weekend’s “beautiful weather” is forecast to continue today and Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect Sunday to be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70s. The evening should become partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s. Northerly winds around 5 to 10 mph are forecast to become northeast...
Report: Trump golfs with Jack Nicklaus at West Palm Beach course
 President Donald Trump reportedly hit the links with another golf great Saturday after playing a round with Tiger Woods, PGA champion Dustin Johnson and PGA pro Brad Faxon on Friday at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter. The Associated Press reports Trump was seen playing golf Saturday with North Palm Beach resident and golf legend Jack...

Posted: 17 days ago

President Donald Trump reportedly hit the links with another golf great Saturday after playing a round with Tiger Woods, PGA champion Dustin Johnson and PGA pro Brad Faxon on Friday at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter. The Associated Press reports Trump was seen playing golf Saturday with North Palm Beach resident and golf legend Jack...