Boca Raton Under Flood Watch, Wild Weather Continues

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The wild weather in Boca is expected to continue, and the area is now under a flood watch well into this evening.

According to the national weather service:

FLOOD WATCH

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL

FLZ068-072>074-168-172>174-010000-

/O.CON.KMFL.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-120501T0000Z/

/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

METRO PALM BEACH-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-

COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-

FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-

223 PM EDT MON APR 30 2012

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH FLORIDA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…

COASTAL BROWARD…COASTAL MIAMI DADE…COASTAL PALM BEACH…

FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE…INLAND MIAMI DADE…METRO BROWARD…

METRO MIAMI DADE AND METRO PALM BEACH.

* UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

* DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER SOUTHEAST

FLORIDA THROUGH THIS EVENING AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY

ADVANCES ACROSS THE AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE

WATCH AREA WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES THROUGH THIS EVENING

WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. AT THIS TIME, IT APPEARS THE

HEAVIEST RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CONTINUE OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF

MIAMI DADE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON

CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE

FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE

PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&$$

And for the weather itself:

Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Windy, with a east wind between 23 and 29 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Windy, with a east wind between 22 and 26 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a east wind between 17 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a east wind between 14 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind between 11 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind between 8 and 11 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind between 6 and 8 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

 

 

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