NWS: Windy start to the week


A gusty, cloudy day is in store for Palm Beach County after a sunny weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Expect winds between 16 and 21 mph, with wind gusts as high as 26 mph during the day. The high temperature will be in the upper 70s, forecasters predict, with partly sunny skies.

Check the Palm Beach Post radar map

Because of the wind, there’s an increased risk of rip currents for the beaches. NWS issued a hazardous weather outlook, predicting a high risk for rip currents starting today.

In the evening, more clouds roll in along with a 20 percent chance of showers. The low temperature hovers in the low 70s, with winds between 13 and 15 mph. Gusts could be up to 20 mph.

On Tuesday, expect a warmer day, with a high temperature in the low 70s. Strong winds will remain, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Forecasters predict a low temperater in the mid-70s on Tuesday night, with the wind tempering out around 15 mph.

Download the Palm Beach Post WeatherPlus app here


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Nation & World

Prince William completes last day on air ambulance team
Prince William completes last day on air ambulance team

Prince William had a full day of work on his last day as an air ambulance pilot. On Thursday, the Duke of Cambridge said goodbye to the career he loved so much to free up his time to devote to his royal duties. According to the royals’ official website, William reported to work for his night shift and attended the shift change briefings...
Apple discontinues iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano
Apple discontinues iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano

The era of click wheel iPods is ending. CNN reported that, following their removal from the Apple website, the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have been discontinued.  Apple said in a statement Thursday that the two devices will no longer be in production. They can still be purchased in stores. Bloomberg reported that the iPod Touch model will still...
Court: Teacher's cartwheel with no underwear wasn’t indecent
Court: Teacher's cartwheel with no underwear wasn’t indecent

A 34-year-old substitute teacher at a high school who did a cartwheel in front of students wearing a long skirt but no underwear had charges of indecent exposure dismissed when she pleaded guilty to other charges, The Oklahoman reported. Lacey Sponsler of Tulsa, Okla., flashed her students in January when she cartwheeled across a choir classroom...
New Tesla model due out Friday
New Tesla model due out Friday

Electric car maker Tesla is expected to launch its relatively affordable $35,000 Model 3 Friday. It’s not just another sedan, auto industry observers are saying. It’s the California automaker’s bid to boost sales and invade territory long held by General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and others. “Tesla has much to celebrate with...
Marine dog with cancer gets a hero’s goodbye
Marine dog with cancer gets a hero’s goodbye

When Cena the military service dog was reunited with his first handler, Lance Cpl. Jeffrey DeYoung, it was an emotional moment. The two had been separated for over three years without the chance to say goodbye. When Cena returned from Afghanistan, DeYoung took the dog in. On Wednesday, the Marine said goodbye to his friend who was there with him when...
More Stories