After almost a week of gray skies, most of South Florida woke up to the welcome sight of sunshine Friday morning.
Once again South Florida woke to a gloomy start of the day with mostly cloudy skies with showers. We can pretty much expect to see showers on and off throughout the day.
Storm chasing is a dangerous hobby, everyone knows that. By its very nature putting yourself in harm’s way to see a destructive atmospheric event means you are taking a risk of being overtaken by that event or maybe even becoming part of it.
After a wet, windy and wild week of weather across South Florida the area woke up to just a few showers this morning.
Days away from hurricane season and some meteorologists are wondering how American computer models will stack-up against the competition in 2013.
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.
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.
Another round of storms slammed South Florida overnight and during the morning hours with tons of lightning, gusty winds and torrential downpours due to a low pressure system over the Panhandle.