MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The weekend kicks off with a decent start! It’s all about “timing!”

Sunshine will be breaking through the clouds early Saturday morning. It’s great timing for anything outdoors around that time!

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The sunshine will help “trigger” the atmosphere’s layers that are pretty darn “moist” from top to bottom.
Combine that with a few other atmospheric variables causing South Florida storms to blossom and spread.

What about the all-important, when?

The best chance for storms are on Saturday in the afternoon hours.

Once those nasty storms develop, you’ll see heavy rain and lightning along with gusty winds.

Click here to watch Meteorologist Michael Smith’s full forecast. 

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This evening scattered storms are still possible. Transitioning into Sunday, will the storms shuffle out? Likely not.  Sunday’s “forecast” is shaping up to be very similar to Saturday’s.

Will there be a weekend washout? Not totally!

For those heading to the Dolphins game on Sunday, kickoff is at 4:25 p.m at Sun Life Stadium with the Kansas City Chiefs visiting South Florida. If you’re at the game, don’t forget to #FinsOn4.

A handy, simple, easy, and free way to keep up with weather is by downloading the CBS4 Weather app!
Track the storms when they fire up. You can see where the lightning strikes are in reference to your location.

It’s weather on the go, for you, when you need it! Click here to get the app. You can also go to our website’s weather section by clicking here.

Get on with your day and share your view if you’re up to it! Just email your view to or tag us using #welovepics.

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