Weather @ Your Desk 2-23-21 12PM

CBS4 News meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez's weather outlook for South Florida.

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LISSETTE GONZALEZ: Right now, as we're taking a look from our Windjammer Resort camera, a mix of sun and clouds. Earlier, boy, we had some scattered showers produce some downpours in spots this morning. But now we're actually pretty quiet. So that's nice, a little break for lunch time, as we look from our Rusty Pelican camera, Key Biscayne. Also noticing a mix of sun and clouds.

And the reason for the rain earlier and the reason we could see some rain later is because of the front that is indeed pushing through. It's a weak front. It's not a strong cold front. It's not a front that's going to bring us a big cooldown, as some of you might be hoping for. But still, at least temperatures will come down a little bit by tomorrow.

And right, now we're seeing it's dry in Broward, most of Miami-Dade, except for a couple of showers that are streaming in across extreme southern Miami-Dade County. And we just had some wet weather in Homestead. And still a couple of showers lingering around Marathon and Islamorada.

Now, as we take a look at the rest of the Keys, you're seeing a little rain near Key West. And the wind variable, actually pretty common light down through Monroe County. But elsewhere, mainly out of the west, generally out of the west, southwest, as that front is moving through.

Temperatures right now in the upper 70s and low 80s through most of Miami-Dade and Broward County, except for a rain-cooled 75 in Homestead. Low to mid 70s down to the Keys. It's nice to see that temperatures are up on this national map, especially as compared to last week. Wow, what a difference. I mean, upper 60s, low 70s in Texas right now. That's good news for them. They need those temperatures to stay mild. And then we're seeing the low 60s across much of the Southeast, 40s up through the Northeast, still in the 30s for the northern plains and into parts of the Four Corners region, but 50s and 60s in California, 40s in the Pacific Northwest, where there is a storm system bringing some wet and wintry weather there, some snow through the Rockies and the northern plains. But pretty quiet across the central and southern plains. And actually now quieting down across the Southeast. A little bit of snow making its way towards the Northeast.

But here we are going to continue with our warm weather pattern, highs in the low to mid 80s. And if you were thinking about leaving your umbrella at home, keep it handy because there could be a couple of showers, according to this model, as we head into the afternoon hours. And there may even be a few pockets of downpours here and there heading into the evening. Now, if you're headed to the beach, a high risk of rip currents, a high UV index. Boaters, no advisories. Seas 2 or 3, light chop on the bays. Tonight lows around 70 degrees, partly cloudy. So we stay warm the next few days with spotty showers. A little bit warmer later this week into the weekend. Maribel?