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Boca Raton Prepares For More Rain, Hail, Possible Tornado

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — With a hat tip to Annie Lenox, here comes the rain again. Boca Raton and surrounding areas may have another afternoon of gusty thunderstorms, hail, and possibly a tornado. Here’s the latest from the National Weather Service:


THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP ACROSS SOUTH
FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY
BETWEEN 3 AND 8 PM. WHILE INSTABILITY WILL BE SOMEWHAT LIMITED,
INCREASING WIND SHEAR WILL ALLOW FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW STRONG
TO PERHAPS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING,
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING, STRONG WIND GUSTS, HAIL AND
HEAVY RAINS. ALSO, A BRIEF TORNADO JUST CANNOT BE RULED OUT ALONG THE
ATLANTIC COAST.

WIND: WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP.

HAIL: HAIL UP TO QUARTER SIZE WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP.

FLOODING: LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING, WITH LOCALIZED RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE INTERIOR
AND EAST COAST. ISOLATED STREET FLOODING AND FLOODING OF POORLY
DRAINED LOCALES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

TORNADOES: A BRIEF TORNADO JUST CANNOT BE RULED OUT ALONG THE ATLANTIC
COAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

WATERSPOUTS: A BRIEF WATERSPOUT IS POSSIBLE ACROSS BISCAYNE BAY AND
THE ATLANTIC WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

 

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