Get ready for heat and nasty weather Thursday

Get ready, South Florida: Thursday is going to be a scorcher.

The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures will be in the low 90s ahead of a weakening cold front that could bring scattered showers and thunderstorms by late afternoon.

“Probably be the warmest day we’ve had this spring,” meteorologist Kim Brabander said.

Forecasters are advising that some of the storms could potentially be severe, with the possibility of strong winds, lots of lightning and heavy rain. The wicked weather was felt across much of Central Florida on Wednesday, with fast-moving storms producing strong winds and at least one tornado.

“The cold front is two waves with a new batch [of thunderstorms] springing up tomorrow afternoon,” Brabander added.

Once the cold front moves in, temperatures will be in the mid-70s early Friday morning

On Saturday, temperatures will be in the mid- to high 60s in the morning with a noticeable drop in humidity. Highs will be in the mid 80s.

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