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Strong storms rolling in before Memorial Day weekend

The Miami-area weather forecast for late Wdnesday and early Thursday calls for strong storms. The Memorial Day weekend will be sunny and hot with a 20 percent chance of rain.
The Miami-area weather forecast for late Wdnesday and early Thursday calls for strong storms. The Memorial Day weekend will be sunny and hot with a 20 percent chance of rain. El Nuevo Herald File

Strong thunderstorms will roll into South Florida late Wednesday and early Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

Meteorologist Robert Molleda predicts a sizzling high of 92 degrees Wednesday, with a 20 percent chance of rain early morning. The heat will give way to rough weather Wednesday night, with a 70 percent chance of rain and winds gusting to 50 mph with a threat of tornadoes, he said.

After Thursday morning, the skies will clear but the heat will stick around, with a high of 87.

Memorial Day weekend barbecues will be safe thanks to the return of sunny weather.

Highs will be in the mid-80s and lows in the upper-70s. Rain chance Friday through Monday will be 20 percent.

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