National Weather Service
Memorial Day festivities in Port St. Lucie were disrupted when a weak twister touched down near the Lyngate Park neighborhood.
Wednesday could be another soggy day across South Florida. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Miami-Dade.
Much like a monsoon, a rain packed weather system hunkered down over west Miami-Dade Tuesday afternoon, dumping nearly 10 inches of rain on West Miami and shattering the old Miami rainfall record. The downpour caused widespread flooding and turned rush hour into a hot mess.
Based on the last week or so of unsettled weather, most believe that rainy season has started and it turns out they are correct.
Early forecasts for the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season have not been as bad as year’s past and the ending of a weather phenomenon may keep the overall numbers down.
Sunday afternoon will be great time to stay inside and watch a movie or walk the mall. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to blow across our area all day long.
While the sun is out and warming the skies Friday morning, the weather could take a turn for the worse over the weekend as a significant severe weather threat exists for Saturday.
People in South Florida woke up to some minor flooding and plenty of heavy rain across the area. But while the sun came out across South Florida, residents in the Central Plains were experiencing a major severe weather outbreak.
Anyone who has been through a hurricane knows it won’t make much of a difference but there’s a minor change coming to the five-category Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.
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.