HERE COMES THE RAIN AGAIN: Flood Watch Issued For Boca

SLOW GOING: Heavy rain pummeled the area for hours this afternoon. This was the scene at Glades Road near Butts Road.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Get ready for more rain. The National Weather Service says storms are again expected this afternoon. Expect another drive home through downpours and and standing water.

According to the NWS:

.FLOOD WATCH EAST COAST METRO AREAS UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...A FEW STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON OVER SOUTH FLORIDA...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP LATE
THIS AFTERNOON OVER SOUTH FLORIDA. A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME
STRONG WITH GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

WIND: THE STRONGEST STORMS TODAY COULD PRODUCE WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

FLOODING: HEAVY RAINFALL HAS OCCUR ED OVER THE EAST COAST METRO
AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA DURING THE PAST TWO DAYS...AND ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL TODAY COULD CAUSE ADDITIONAL FLOODING TO OCCUR.
THEREFORE...A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST METRO
OF SOUTH FLORIDA UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. MINOR FLOODING OF
THE LOW LYING AND POORLY DRAINED LOCATIONS IS ALSO POSSIBLE FOR
THE REST OF THE REGION.

WAVES: SEAS UP TO 7 FEET WILL OCCUR OVER THE GULF STREAM EAST OF
PALM BEACH COUNTY DUE TO MODERATE NORTHEAST SWELLS.

 

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