The holiday weekend will be a little drier for parts of South Florida, but the rip current concerns will remain high at area beaches.
The final days of June are looking stormy and summery for most of South Florida.
After almost a week of gray skies, most of South Florida woke up to the welcome sight of sunshine Friday morning.
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.
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.
From a major winter storm to possible tornadoes on Christmas Day, the weather is keeping travelers across the country on their toes this holiday season.
Isaac is becoming better organized and a little stronger and a turn toward the northwest in our direction is expected Friday. Isaac will cross Haiti and eastern Cuba tonight and Saturday.
After Sunday morning and afternoon’s rain, Monday morning got off to a similar start due to plenty of moisture in place associated with a tropical wave, according to CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez.
A soggy Sunday for South Florida as an upper air disturbance over the eastern Gulf of Mexico is helping to increase thunderstorms along a tropical wave just reaching our area.
As South Florida wrings out it’s sneakers following a day of torrential storms and flooding, a sunny morning does not mean we can take our eye off the horizon. The CBS4 Storm Center is predicting a good chance of more wet weather Tuesday.