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Flood Watch Extended As Storms Dominate Forecast for South Florida

A flash flood watch has been extended to Saturday for Broward and Monroe counties

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Rainy season is here with wet weather rolling into the area as South Florida will be dodging heavier storms into the weekend.

A flash flood watch has been extended to Saturday at 8 p.m. for Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

We have lowered today’s rain chances to 30%, mainly in the morning and early afternoon, then cloudy but mainly dry after 2 p.m. But any showers that form could have heavy downpours and lead to localized flooding.

It is incredibly humid outside which means highs in upper 80s will feel like the triple digits.

Sunday’s rain chances are up to 40% with the best chance of showers area-wide in the morning followed by inland storms in the afternoon, leaving much of the area dry for the second half of the day.

Tropical Storm Cristobal is still on track to make landfall sometime on Sunday around or just west of New Orleans. Tropical storm winds are likely near the eye and up to a foot of rain is possible around and just east of the eye. But storm surge will be felt from Louisiana all the way over to the Gulf Coast of Florida on the storm’s dirty side.

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