Pilot Tom Roses owns a Piper PA 46, similar to the plane at the center of Thursday’s mid-air mystery.
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.
The final days of June are looking stormy and summery for most of South Florida.
Phil Klotzbach and William Gray, renowned Colorado State University climatologists, are predicting the fourth busy storm season in a row.
Even though the nasty, windy weather has calmed down Friday, there are some pretty big cleanup jobs ahead. When Thursday’s storm rolled in, it knocked down large trees all over Broward County and quarter-sized hail was spotted falling in Pompano Beach and Coral Springs.
Winds and rain in Margate. Hail in Coral Springs. Trees toppled over in Coconut Creek.
The next time a tropical system approaches the U.S., any watches or warnings used to alert the public will be handled differently, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday.
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.
After a relatively cool few weeks in South Florida much warmer weather is on the way starting this weekend.