Weather Forecast: Drier Conditions Likely for South Florida

The rains are from the tail end of post-tropical cyclone Andrea.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Storms missed much of the area today...thankfully! We take you through the weekend and beyond. (Published Saturday, Jun 8, 2013)

    Conditions were drier Saturday in South Florida, with storms mostly remaining north towards Palm Beach County.

    There is a slight chance that storm or two may swing across populated sections of Broward County, but they will be scattered and fade before midnight.

    Lows are expected to dip into the mid-70s Saturday night with light winds.

    Many South Florida residents were still recovering from Friday's flooding from rains that came from the tail end of post-tropical cyclone Andrea.

    Weather Forecast for Friday Afternoon

    [MI] Weather Forecast for Friday Afternoon
    Continuous rain from Fort Lauderdale to North Miami Beach have flooded areas. (Published Saturday, Jun 8, 2013)

    Friday's storms caused about 8 inches of rain in Fort Lauderdale and just under an inch in Miami-Dade County, the weather service said. The heaviest rains fell from Fort Lauderdale to Hallandale Beach, leaving some cars submerged in water during the evening drive home.

    Some homes remained without power Saturday due to Friday's storms. As of 5 p.m., 490 homes in Miami-Dade and 240 in Broward were without electricity, according to Florida Power & Light.


    Satuday was the first day of the summer season that saw some Saharan dust in the air, meaning hazy skies for South Florida, according to the National Weather Service.

    The weather will improve quite a bit on Sunday, bringing in more sunshine.

    Rain chances will stay low from Sunday through Wednesday.

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