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Kay Finsness, 56, rides Whoa Nellie along 130th Avenue South Tuesday morning. Equestrians like Finsness are flooding into Wellington and bring thousands of horses with them for the up coming Winter Equestrian Festival beginning January 8. (Mark Randall / Sun Sentinel / December 3, 2013)

Expect mostly sunny skies and pleasant temperatures today, a nice change considering the last three days have been cloudy, rainy and cool.

South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for afternoon highs in the mid to upper 70s and overnight lows in the mid to upper 60s. Wednesday is expected to be a few degrees warmer.

Central Florida's Tuesday forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 70s and lows in the upper 50s. Watch out for early morning patchy fog.

Imperfect forecasts: From weather expert Jim Lushine:


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The weather over the weekend was, in a word, miserable with frequent showers and bursts of rain over some locations, notably northeast Palm Beach County.

Was any of this predicted? Hardly. Although computer modeling has improved greatly over the years, occasionally we see a "busted" forecast.

In this case, the models didn't anticipate that a weak area of low pressure over southeast Florida would produce all the rain.