Weather Forecast: Threat of Heavy Rain, Severe Storms Continue Wednesday

A strong line of thunderstorms moving into Gulf waters was approcahing the southwest coast of Florida.

By Ryan Phillips
|  Wednesday, May 1, 2013  |  Updated 2:41 PM EDT
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Stormy afternoon in store as locally heavy rain again possible in South Florida.

Stormy afternoon in store as locally heavy rain again possible in South Florida.

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The threat for heavy rain and severe storms continued  for South Florida on Wednesday, especially during the afternoon and evening.

A strong line of thunderstorms moving into Gulf waters was approaching the southwest coast of Florida. It will move across the peninsula and affect the southeastern part of the state during afternoon, the National Weather Service said.

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There was a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms anywhere in South Florida starting from 1 p.m. and into the early evening.

An advisory was issued for southern Broward and northern Miami-Dade counties for frequent to excessive lightning, gusty winds and hail. It expires at 3:15 p.m.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms, and some storms could be strong or severe. Highs will reach 85.

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At night,  after evening showers conditions will turn partly cloudy and muggy with temps around 73.
 
Thursday will see early sunshine then partly sunny, with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could again be strong or severe.

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Friday will be partly sunny with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms and highs around 84.

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