Jim Hayward

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Sunny and breezy today with rip current risk in Palm Beach County
 Gusty winds will whip up choppy seas and create a high rip current risk today in Palm Beach County, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the mid-80s and southeast winds around 15 to 20 mph. Tonight is forecast to be mostly cloudy, becoming partly cloudy, with lows in the low 70s...

Posted: 5 hours ago

Gusty winds will whip up choppy seas and create a high rip current risk today in Palm Beach County, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the mid-80s and southeast winds around 15 to 20 mph. Tonight is forecast to be mostly cloudy, becoming partly cloudy, with lows in the low 70s...
NEW: Port St. Lucie teen who threatened to ‘shoot up’ school held for 21 days
 A judge is taking no chances with a Port St. Lucie teenager accused of threatening to “shoot up” a school. In the wake of Wednesday’s mass killing in Broward County, the 14-year-old was ordered today into secure detention for 21 days. The boy’s mother insists the threat was a joke, but St. Lucie County Circuit Judge...

Posted: 2 days ago

A judge is taking no chances with a Port St. Lucie teenager accused of threatening to “shoot up” a school. In the wake of Wednesday’s mass killing in Broward County, the 14-year-old was ordered today into secure detention for 21 days. The boy’s mother insists the threat was a joke, but St. Lucie County Circuit Judge...
Saturday forecast: Sunny and clear in Palm Beach County
 Saturday’s forecast calls for sunny skies in Palm Beach County with highs in the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Southeast winds around 5-10 mph should calm in the evening, becoming light and variable. Saturday night is forecast to be mostly clear with lows in the upper 60s.

Posted: 3 days ago

Saturday’s forecast calls for sunny skies in Palm Beach County with highs in the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Southeast winds around 5-10 mph should calm in the evening, becoming light and variable. Saturday night is forecast to be mostly clear with lows in the upper 60s.
Another sunny day forecast for Palm Beach County
 Today’s National Weather Service forecast calls for sunny skies in Palm Beach County with highs in the low 80s. Easterly winds around 5 mph should become southeasterly in the evening. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight is forecast to be mostly clear with lows in the mid-60s. An enhanced risk of rip currents will continue...

Posted: 5 days ago

Today’s National Weather Service forecast calls for sunny skies in Palm Beach County with highs in the low 80s. Easterly winds around 5 mph should become southeasterly in the evening. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight is forecast to be mostly clear with lows in the mid-60s. An enhanced risk of rip currents will continue...
Picture perfect Valentine’s Day forecast for Palm Beach County
 Palm Beach County should see warm and pleasant weather for Valentine’s Day with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. RELATED: Heat records toppled as winter retreats… is that it for cool temps? Easterly winds around 5-10 mph should calm to around 5 mph tonight. Download The Post&rsquo...

Posted: 6 days ago

Palm Beach County should see warm and pleasant weather for Valentine’s Day with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. RELATED: Heat records toppled as winter retreats… is that it for cool temps? Easterly winds around 5-10 mph should calm to around 5 mph tonight. Download The Post&rsquo...
Sunny weather continues: High in mid-80s today in Palm Beach County
 Near record temperatures continue in Palm Beach County with highs forecast to reach 85 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service. The record high for this date in West Palm Beach is 87, set in 1975. Expect mostly sunny skies with southeast winds around 5-10 mph. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight is forecast...

Posted: 8 days ago

Near record temperatures continue in Palm Beach County with highs forecast to reach 85 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service. The record high for this date in West Palm Beach is 87, set in 1975. Expect mostly sunny skies with southeast winds around 5-10 mph. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight is forecast...
Where’s winter? Highs in the 80s again today in Palm Beach County
 Unseasonably warm weather is expected to continue today in Palm Beach County with highs in low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Check for storms with our live radar It’s forecast to be partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Southeast winds will pick up to around 10-15 mph into the evening. Download The Post&rsquo...

Posted: 9 days ago

Unseasonably warm weather is expected to continue today in Palm Beach County with highs in low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. Check for storms with our live radar It’s forecast to be partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Southeast winds will pick up to around 10-15 mph into the evening. Download The Post&rsquo...
Warm weekend forecast in Palm Beach County
 Palm Beach County should see pleasant weekend weather with highs in the 80s and lows in the 70s, according to National Weather Service forecasters. Today is expected to be partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain in the morning, then afternoon highs in the low 80s. Southeast winds around 5-10 mph are forecast into the evening. Tonight...

Posted: 10 days ago

Palm Beach County should see pleasant weekend weather with highs in the 80s and lows in the 70s, according to National Weather Service forecasters. Today is expected to be partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of rain in the morning, then afternoon highs in the low 80s. Southeast winds around 5-10 mph are forecast into the evening. Tonight...
VIDEO: Florida deputies wrangle alligator in Winn-Dixie parking lot
 Sheriff's deputies in Sarasota are often called upon to nab elusive suspects, some of them wilder than others. But Thursday's incident in a Winn-Dixie parking lot probably ranks among the wildest. A video posted on the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page shows Sgt. Mark Tuls and Deputy Lincoln Dilling wrangling a four-foot alligator...

Posted: 10 days ago

Sheriff's deputies in Sarasota are often called upon to nab elusive suspects, some of them wilder than others. But Thursday's incident in a Winn-Dixie parking lot probably ranks among the wildest. A video posted on the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page shows Sgt. Mark Tuls and Deputy Lincoln Dilling wrangling a four-foot alligator...
Forecast: Partly sunny today, mostly cloudy tonight in PB County
 National Weather Service forecasters expect partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s in Palm Beach County. Check for storms with our live radar A 20 percent chance of showers and easterly winds around 5 mph are forecast into the evening. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy with lows...

Posted: 12 days ago

National Weather Service forecasters expect partly sunny skies today with highs in the upper 70s in Palm Beach County. Check for storms with our live radar A 20 percent chance of showers and easterly winds around 5 mph are forecast into the evening. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy with lows...
Sunny today, cloudy tonight in Palm Beach County
 Today’s National Weather Service forecast for Palm Beach County calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid-70s. Check for storms with our live radar Expect easterly winds around 5-10 mph, increasing to 10-15 mph tonight. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight should become mostly cloudy with lows around 70. VIDEO...

Posted: 14 days ago

Today’s National Weather Service forecast for Palm Beach County calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid-70s. Check for storms with our live radar Expect easterly winds around 5-10 mph, increasing to 10-15 mph tonight. Download The Post’s WeatherPlus app Tonight should become mostly cloudy with lows around 70. VIDEO...