Heavy Rain Still Expected Today Throughout Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The storm may have passed but not the rain or the flooding. The National Weather Service says that today may still be extremely wet, and low lying roads may remain flooded.

Here is the latest from the National Weather Service:

…FLOOD WATCH COASTAL/METRO BROWARD AND PALM BEACH COUNTIES…
…SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS POSSIBLE…
…HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST AND WEST COASTS…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS REMAINS IN EFFECT AT
THE ATLANTIC AND GULF COAST BEACHES TODAY DUE TO MODERATE
SOUTHERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH 2 TO 4 FOOT SURF. THIS WILL MAINTAIN
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ATLANTIC AND GULF BEACHES
TODAY.

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
TODAY WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING, GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN.

WIND: WIND GUSTS TO REACH 40 MPH IN THE HEAVIER THUNDERSTORMS.

FLOODING: DUE TO THE ONGOING FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA
COMBINED WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING
OVER THE SAME AREA REPEATEDLY, LOCALIZED FLOODING MAY OCCUR BUT
ESPECIALLY IN THE COASTAL AND METRO ARRAS OF PALM BEACH AND
BROWARD COUNTIES.

TEMPERATURES: HEAT INDICES AMY BREAK 100 IN SOME INTERIOR
LOCATIONS.

WAVES: SEAS MAY GET TO 7 TO 9 FEET IN THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS
BEYOND 20 NAUTICAL MILES OFF OF COLLIER COUNTY COAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFFECTING PRIMARILY THE INTERIOR AND WEST
WILL OCCUR DAILY. ALSO, THERE WILL BE A RISK OF RIP CURRENTS DAILY
AT THE ATLANTIC BEACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND, HAIL AND
FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
MIAMI.

FOR MORE INFORMATION…VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

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