While it looks like part of the upcoming weekend will be a washout, it’s not anything like what the area was facing earlier in the week.
In anticipation of heavy rain from what was Tropical Storm Chantal’s on Friday, the cities of Hollywood and Hallandale Beach are handing out free sandbags to residents.
While the Tropical Storm Warning for the Dominican Republic has been discontinued, several watches and warnings still remain in effect.
Chantal, the third named storm of the 2013 Hurricane Season, has gained a little strength as it moves away from Lesser Antilles into the Eastern Caribbean Sea.
A hurricane hunter plane will check of Tropical Storm Chantal on Monday as it continues to churn to the west across the Atlantic.
Governor Rick Scott is using the possibility of Tropical Storm Chantal impacting Florida’s coast by this weekend to question sequestration implemented by Congress and the White House earlier this year.