Rain tapering off tonight

Posted at 5:41 AM, Apr 26, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-26 21:11:19-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings that were issued earlier in the day have expired. However, more storms are still possible. Rain chances will end after midnight.

The National Weather Service reported a 79 mph wind gust at a weather station in Port St. Lucie. There was also a wind gust of 85 mph reported on Sewall's Point in Martin County.

The St. Lucie Fire District said a downed tree hit an apartment located in the 1700 block of Canal Terrace in Fort Pierce. No one was hurt.

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There were multiple reports of hail in northern Palm Beach County including in Jupiter and Jupiter Farms.

It will be a bit drier for Thursday as storm chances decrease, but isolated inland storms are still possible. Highs will get to the upper 80s starting on Thursday.

More stormy weather returns Friday and lasts through the weekend, but a couple of fronts arrive late Sunday, then again on Monday. Behind the front, there is much drier air headed our way for next week.

It will be hot and humid Friday and Saturday with highs near or at 90 degrees. Then not so hot weather for early next week behind the front.