Here's how much rain we can expect this week

Rain total forecast
Posted at 4:36 AM, Jun 10, 2024

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tropical moisture could bring heavy rainfall this week, prompting a flood watch for Palm Beach County starting at midnight Tuesday through Wednesday evening.

The flood watch also extends to Broward and Miami-Dade counties but not the Treasure Coast.

Forecasters said that the heavy rainfall could produce excessive runoff and may result in flooding of low-lying areas, areas with poor drainage and flood-prone locations.

A flood watch is in effect for Palm Beach County from Tuesday through Wednesday evening.
A flood watch is in effect for Palm Beach County from Tuesday through Wednesday evening.

More rain is expected Monday afternoon with hot temperatures.

Afternoon highs will once again warm up to the lower 90s under mostly sunny skies to kick off your workweek. Scattered showers and storms are in the forecast after 1 p.m. today.

It will not be a washout, so take advantage of the dry periods while we have them because we are in for a rainy week.

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Rain total forecast

Keep the rain gear on standby because we are talking about heavy rainfall! Rainfall totals impressively range from 3-6 inches through Friday. More rain is expected over the weekend too.

Temperatures will give us a break from the 90s. Highs from Tuesday into Saturday will stay in the middle 80s and sticky.

There is an vast amount of tropical moisture that is lifting north towards our area. This moisture will lead to intense heavy rainfall throughout the week.

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Flooding will be our greatest concern. In addition to flood threat, in the midst of a thunderstorm, damaging winds and small hail can't be ruled out.