A strong tropical disturbance moved into South Florida early Friday morning bringing soggy conditions across the area.
The Idaho-Florida game has been canceled because of unsafe field conditions.
The weather pattern will remain steamy with afternoon storms through the weekend.
A man was rushed to hospital after being jolted by a nearby lightning strike in Deerfield Beach.
Florida is known for being the deadliest state in the country for lightning strikes — and 2014 has been no exception.
A man who was grilling in a backyard was struck by lightning Friday afternoon, witnesses said.
Summertime is surely upon us, South Florida. For many, the summer months means time spent wading in the pool, barbeques, and, as the lightening capital of the US, we can’t deny the thunderstorms which may interrupt leisure activities.
Steven Stamkos scored his first goal since returning from a major injury, Ryan Callahan had his first goal with Tampa Bay, and the Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Thursday night.
After an afternoon of gusty winds and severe thunderstorms, the weather has calmed down.
Steven Stamkos has been practicing his shootout moves, and it paid off on Sunday. Stamkos scored the deciding goal in the tiebreaker to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers.