Drenching downpours overnight caused isolated flooding throughout South Florida. In several Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhoods, streets and front lawns were completely under water which was knee deep in some spots.
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.
The average start date for the rainy season is today, May 20th, and starting this afternoon through the middle of the week South Florida will see plenty of rain.
South Florida is in store for another stormy day. For the 5th day in a row, storms will fire up here in South Florida.
South Florida is in for another soaking Friday. After several days of rain, more of it is expected to fall today before drier air moves in.
Heavy thunderstorms have been rolling across South Florida for most of the day Thursday. The storms have produced torrential downpours and possibly even a tornado in Boca Raton.
Parts of South Florida logged record rainfall on Tuesday. At Miami International Airport, a rain gauge recorded 2.33 inches which broke the old record of 1.49 inches.
After a dry, breezy and beautiful weekend across South Florida, wet weather will return to our area this week.
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 a mostly dry morning, but the weekend will see another round storm due to a front on its way to the area.