The holiday weekend will be a little drier for parts of South Florida, but the rip current concerns will remain high at area beaches.
Wind gusts this Independence Day have already reached 25 mph to near 30 mph in parts of South Florida.
Sunday was a busy day for lifeguards and ocean rescue personnel up and down the coast as people ventured into dangerous surf conditions.
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.
Authorities in Broward County has identified the 15-year-old boy who died Monday after he was pulled under the surf in a Hollywood state park.
Monday afternoon a 15-year old boy died after he was pulled from the surf in a Hollywood park.
Beach-going is a popular past-time on Memorial Day weekend but, according to the National Weather Service, swimmers should be aware of rip currents.
South Florida beachgoers should beware of dangerous rip currents because they’re expected all week long along the Atlantic Coast.
Temperatures didn’t quite drop as far as we expected Friday morning, bottoming out in the low-to-mid 50’s around most of the area, with a few spots dropping to the upper 40’s.
South Florida beachgoers are being told to stay out of the water due to dangerous rip currents as Hurricane Sandy moves north.