Outer rain bands from Idalia move into South Florida by Tuesday

Rain chances increase Tuesday
Posted at 6:22 AM, Aug 27, 2023

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — We'll see typical summertime weather here in South Florida on Monday with high temps in the low 90s and some afternoon showers and storms.

Our weather starts to deteriorate on Tuesday as outer rainbands associated with this system will push in throughout the day and into Wednesday too.

There will be active weather for the much of the work week as Tropical Storm Idalia takes aim on Florida's West Coast.

Tuesday, highs in the low 90s. Increasing rain chances throughout the day. Gusty rain squalls could produce strong winds and isolated tornadoes. Winds south 10-20 mph, Gusts: 25-30 mph. Winds increasing through the night.

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Wednesday, highs in the low 90s. Numerous gusty rain squalls with the potential for strong-severe storms embedded in some of those bands. Winds SW 15-25 mph. Gusts 30-35 mph.

Thursday - Friday, tropical disturbance starts to pull away, but moisture lingers. Scattered showers and storms with highs in the low 90s. Breezy winds.

Next weekend, slow clearing with rain chances starting to tick down. Highs in the low-mid 90s.