Passing showers with heavier rain Wednesday

Posted at 5:51 AM, Nov 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-15 00:10:06-05

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — It was a gloomy, wet day across South Florida on Tuesday and scattered rainfall will continue into the night with lows in the low to mid-70s.

Windy and wet Wednesday as a non-tropical low-pressure system from the Gulf of Mexico sends ample moisture our way.

Expect numerous showers and thunderstorms throughout the day with the worst of the weather Wednesday evening and night.

Rounds of heavy rainfall could lead to flooding. A flood watch has been issued for areas west of 441 in Palm Beach County, Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties until Thursday.

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Areas near coastal Palm Beach County could see 3 to 6 inches of rainfall with isolated amounts of up to 7 inches possible.

Those under the flood watch along the Treasure Coast could see 1 to 3 inches of rainfall with isolated amounts of up to 6 inches possible.

With winds picking up over the next few days it will be dangerous on the waters. A high surf advisory and small craft advisory remain up through Thursday as well as a coastal flood advisory on the Treasure Coast.

Thursday, showers and storms with windy conditions. The flooding threat continues Thursday with saturated ground. Highs in the upper 70s to low 80s.

Friday, highs in the low 80s with some showers as moisture wraps around the low. Highs in the low 80s.

For the weekend, a cool front passes and drier air pushes in. We'll see mostly sunny skies with low humidity and highs in the upper 70s to low 80s.

Early next week, highs in the low 80s with rain chances increasing by Tuesday.

In the tropics, a low pressure area is projected to develop over southern Florida in a day or two. During this time expected to produce gusty winds and heavy rains across southern Florida, the Florida Keys and Bahamas. Development into a tropical cyclone appears unlikely. Formation chance through seven days: 20%.

A large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the southwestern Caribbean is associated with a broad trough of low pressure. A tropical storm could form late this week. Formation chance through seven days: 60%