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High rain chances over next few days will bring flooding threat

Posted at 5:49 AM, Sep 26, 2023

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Our stormy pattern will remain in place as plenty of tropical moisture is streaming over the Sunshine State.

Wednesday through Saturday, there again will be abundant moisture in place. Scattered showers and thunderstorms each day with highs in the mid-upper 80s.

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Excessive rain threat for Sept. 26-28
The threat of excessive rainfall will remain in place Tuesday through Thursday for many areas of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.

Next week, highs in the mid-80s. Models are hinting at a weak front sliding by helping to lower rain chances.

Meanwhile, a disturbance located halfway between Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles is moving west-northwest over the tropical Atlantic Ocean. It will strengthen into a tropical depression in the next day or so since it has a higher chance for development (90% over seven days).

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Philippe will remain a tropical storm but gradual weakening is forecast over the next several days over the open waters of the tropical Atlantic with no threat to Florida. Philippe, which was 730 miles east of the Northern Leeward Islands, had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was moving east at 12 mph in the 11 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center/.