Stormy Start to the Weekend
Posted by Karlene Chavis
Saturday and Sunday Storms
Tropical moisture and a stalled frontal boundary cutting through central Florida are stirring up unstable conditions around the sunshine state. Saturday morning started off with widespread storms from Broward County to the Keys. Scattered showers and thunderstorms chances will be in the works for South Florida throughout Saturday. Localized heavy rainfall and street flooding are a possibility. The bulk of the moisture is expected to move inland in the late afternoon hous. Sunday will bring spotty showers and storms with decreasing rain chances and mostly sunny skies by Monday.
Eyes on the Tropics
The last advisory for TD8 was issued early Saturday morning. This post-tropical cyclone will continue to bring heavy rain over parts of Mexico includng Veracruz, eastern San Luis Potosi and Tamaulipas with possible life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.
A cluster of showers and thunderstorms with the remnants of Gabrielle near Hispaniola are expected to move towards the north and increase from a low chance of tropical cyclone development over the next 48 hours to a medium chance over the next 3-5 days.
A tropical wave over Western Africa is expected to move into the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday. This system has a high chance of becoming a tropical cyclone by next week.