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.
After almost a week of gray skies, most of South Florida woke up to the welcome sight of sunshine Friday morning.
More heavy rainfall is on the way for parts of South Florida. Showers have been steady over the area since early Wednesday morning leading to nearly 2 inches of rainfall in some areas. The heavy rainfall could again impact the afternoon drive time.
Expect a wet and windy week ahead as plenty of deep tropical moisture builds in across South Florida Tuesday and over the next few days.
It was a very wet and messy Monday across South Florida. Ft. Lauderdale picked up 4.86 inches of rain, breaking the old record of 2.04 inches set back in 1981; Miami received 3.96 inches of rain; and West Palm Beach picked up 6.73 inches of rain.
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.
Rain and clouds have been a constant them for most of the last week, but things may start to get better just in time for the weekend.
Miami-Dade County remains under a Flood Watch Wednesday, but the forecast models haven’t quite got a handle yet on just how much rain is possible over the next 48 hours.
After waking up to gloomy skies Thursday morning, it looks like a similar pattern of rain and storms could be in store for South Florida through most of the weekend.
The rainy season is in full swing and Tuesday could be a washout in many areas as showers and thunderstorms are expected to move across South Florida throughout the day.