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Stormy Start To The Weekend, Drier Conditions On The Way

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Another round of storms slammed South Florida overnight and during the morning hours with tons of lightning, gusty winds and torrential downpours due to a low pressure system over the Panhandle.

Roads are drenched and dangerous due to flooding in some spots. Some areas picked up 1 to 2 inches of rain in addition to all the rain that fell Thursday, according to CBS4 Meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez.

Since Midnight, Miami Shores picked up 1.77 inches of rain, Plantation picked up almost an inch and a half of rain and both Aventura and Key Biscayne received more than an inch of rain.

According to our Weatherbug Neighborhood Network, wind gusts have reached as high as 24 to 36 miles per hour so far this morning.

Thursday, Pompano beach had Hurricane force wind gusts up to 75 mph and small hail pounded portions of Broward County. Although some areas are enjoying a break from the widespread storms Friday morning, another batch of showers and storms are soaking the West coast and may be headed our way.

If those storms hold their act together, later on we could see some more storms, some strong to severe.

For now, it’s a mild and muggy morning with the mid to upper 60s. Highs will climb to the low 80s today.

Once the cold front sweeps through, drier & more stable air will move in Friday ight with a slight dip in degrees.

Lows will fall to the low 60s inland and the upper 60s near the coast.

High pressure will build in and provide a pleasant breeze with plenty of sunshine on Saturday.

Highs in the upper 70s Saturday and Sunday may reach 80 degrees.

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