Posted by Brent Cameron
Heavy downpours lashed-out on many parts of south Florida already this weekend. The official rain total at Miami International Airport was over 3 inches (3.35 to be exact). That total eclipsed the previous rain record of 2.35 inches (for the date) set back in 1984! The slow movement of thunderstorms meant that heavy rain was basically "sitting" over the same spots for long periods of time. Heading into Sunday, there will still be plenty of deep tropical moisture overhead. With some instability... such as the daytime heating, the sea breeze boundary developing, etc... we'll likely see the return of scattered storms. The unsettled weather could even linger into Monday, before drier and more stable air arrives (by Tuesday). For the time being, our air flow is from the south... on the backside of low pressure. Eventually, the low pressure area will drift away and high pressure will strengthen from the western Atlantic. As the high takes control, we'll notice drier times with some hazy days ahead. That general pattern will last, at least, through the middle of the week.
In the tropics, there are NO classified tropical systems or concerns at this time.