A wet and messy morning greeted South Floridians as plenty of rain soaked the area. The rain came from a short wave of energy moving in from the Gulf of Mexico that took the showers and thunderstorms with it into the Atlantic waters, but the rain isn’t done with the area just yet.
South Florida woke up to much cooler air Tuesday morning after a cold front passed through the area overnight. But the mercury hasn’t finished dropping as winter takes one more shot at the area over the next 48 hours.
Sunday’s soggy weather continued into Monday thanks to a stalled frontal boundary draped across northern Florida and plenty of deep tropical moisture.
The proverbial dog days of summer haven’t shown signs of leaving anytime soon and will once again continue through the weekend.
This week’s stormy weather pattern will begin to change on Wednesday. Unlike the last couple of days, the rain chance on Wednesday is only about 20 percent and most of the showers will be inland.
Based on the last week or so of unsettled weather, most believe that rainy season has started and it turns out they are correct.
South Florida woke to a cool Tuesday morning with temperatures in the low to mid 50s inland to upper 60s near the coast.
Thursday got off to a wet and mess start with showers blowing across much of South Florida. CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez said the bulk of the rain rolled over Broward County, a few areas picked up over half an inch of rain from heavy downpours.
Gusty winds will continue to whip across South Florida on Wednesday. CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez said we can expect sustained winds out of the East in the 20 to 25 mile per hour range. Early Wednesday morning some areas saw gusts as high as 40 mph.