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.