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Severe weather threat this weekend with tropical storm-force winds

Low chance of tornadoes possible Saturday overnight into Sunday
Palm Beach Inlet heavy waves, Dec. 15, 2023
Posted at 5:45 AM, Dec 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-15 23:56:41-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — An area of low pressure developing in the Gulf will continue to bring in abundant tropical moisture during the day on Saturday with a good chance of strong storms developing Saturday evening through early Sunday.

South Florida is under a slight risk ( level 2 of 5 ) of severe weather for Saturday

We are under a wind advisory with with expected to gust near the coast up to 45 mph this weekend.

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Rain Totals 12/15/23

Strong storms with a tornado or two will be possible Saturday evening and overnight as the low tracks north of Lake Okeechobee.

Rain and storms will be winding down early Sunday morning as the storm pulls away and skies begin to clear as the afternoon progresses.

Much drier and cooler air comes in behind the storm for the rest of the week.

Tuesday could bring lows in the 40s region-wide. This would be our coolest air mass since last January.