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Wet Weather in South Florida to Begin Labor Day Weekend

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A flood advisory was issued for portions of South Florida Saturday afternoon as wet weather was sweeping through the area to begin Labor Day weekend.

The advisory had been in effect for southern Broward and northern Miami-Dade until 5:30 p.m.

Minor flood was expected in areas including Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Davie, Plantation and Sunrise.

An earlier severe thunderstorm warning from the National Weather Service had been in effect until 4 p.m. in southern Broward including Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Davie and Dania Beach.

The bull’s eye for wet weather looks to be mid to late afternoon Saturday with everything winding down after sunset.

Expect a high of around 90 degrees with identical weather in the forecast for Sunday and Monday.

Hurricane Larry is already a major storm. While it poses zero threat for South Florida and only high surf, at most for the east coast, Bermuda will need to watch this system closely by mid week.

The is an area of interest in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days, but significant development is not expected, mainly just enhanced moisture for Louisiana east to the Florida Panhandle.

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