The Thanksgiving holiday weekend has gotten off to a messy and wet start Wednesday across much of South Florida. The rain is in front of a strong cold front that will usher in a steep drop in the temperature Wednesday night.
The sun may be shining early in the day Friday, but don’t be surprised if you need that umbrella before the end of the day.
After a wet, windy and wild week of weather across South Florida the area woke up to just a few showers this morning.
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.
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.
The same cold front that has spawned severe weather the past few days across much of the U.S. is currently tracking across the Southeast and will be dipping down across the Sunshine state as we head into the weekend.
A dry and quiet start across South Florida will transition into showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon to early evening courtesy of a low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico and a frontal boundary.
Showers and thunderstorms moved over the area Sunday night into Monday morning after the mercury soared to 90 degrees, tying a record Sunday. But with the passage of the showers and a cold front on Monday, the temperatures will be plummeting over the next few days.
Some wet weather rolling across South Florida Wednesday morning lead to slick conditions in spots with temperatures hovering in the low 70′s. That pattern of spotty showers will continue throughout the day Wednesday as a cold front slides to our South.
If you’ve looked at the thermometer in the last few days, you know it’s feeling a lot more like summer than winter across the area. But things are changing over the next few days.