Heavy rain Sunday; localized flooding possible

Wet pattern for Sunday
Posted at 3:59 AM, Feb 17, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-18 00:07:08-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Rain will continue to increase in coverage through early Sunday morning. It will be a very dreary and wet day - so keep your umbrellas handy.

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A complex system will continue to develop and drag a cold front through our area. Periods of heavy rain are expected along with a low chance of a storms

Consistent widespread rain is expected throughout the day. We will have healthy rainfall totals between 1”-2.5” which can lead to areas of standing water. Temperatures will be much cooler with highs only in the lower 70s - and even upper 60s for some.

The cool air sticks around for Presidents Day on Monday. Highs will only warm into the middle to upper 60s. A few showers are expected in the morning before clouds start to clear and winds increase. Winds will be strongest along the coastline.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be similar with highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s and mostly sunny skies. Winds will continue to remain breezy but start to slowly shift from the south by late Wednesday.

The shift in winds will allow more comfortable air to move into South Florida. Temperatures will be very slow to climb but look to return to the middle to upper 70s by Friday.