Expect A Rainy Week In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We dodged Chantal but expect a wet week through Boca Raton and South Palm Beach County, starting today with heavy thunderstorms this afternoon and a chance of flooding in low-lying areas. Here’s the latest from the National Weather Service:

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY
LATE THIS MORNING MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS SOUTH OF
ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND THEN INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND SPREAD NORTHWARD
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE MAIN IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT
LIGHTNING, BRIEF TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS.

FLOODING: LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND URBAN TYPE FLOODING IN ISOLATED
AREAS IS POSSIBLE.

RIP CURRENTS: A SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND OF 10 TO 15 MPH ALONG BOTH
COASTS WILL RESULT IN A SLIGHT RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

THE THREAT FOR AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF
THE UPCOMING WEEK WITH THE GREATEST CHANCES BEING OVER THE
INTERIOR AND SOUTHWEST COAST.