Heavy Rain To Continue In Boca, Delays, Traffic Issues Expected

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noahBOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect heavy rains on and off throughout much of the day Wednesday and the possibility of flash flooding.
According to the National Weather Service:

FLOODING: 3 TO 5 INCH RAINFALL TOTALS HAVE ALREADY
BEEN RECORDED
ACROSS PORTIONS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY THIS MORNING...MAINLY ACROSS
BOYNTON BEACH AND THE ACREAGE AREA. ADDITIONAL REPORTS INDICATE
WATER HAS ENTERED A GARAGE IN THE ACREAGE AREA. AN ADDITIONAL 1
TO 3 INCHES WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE AS MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
CONTINUES TO SPREAD ASHORE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.
RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES.
THUNDERSTORMS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE ATLANTIC
BEACHES THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY. STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY,
MAKING CONDITIONS VERY DANGEROUS FOR SWIMMING.
THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS SOUTHEAST FLORIDA THROUGH AT LEAST THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK.
ALTHOUGH SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED, THERE IS ALWAYS
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM BECOMING SEVERE IF CONDITIONS
BECOME CONDUCIVE TO ENHANCED DEVELOPMENT.
 Expect up to another three inches of rain before the storms move out.
The Palm Beach County School District this morning issued this advisory:
Due to weather conditions, we anticipate some delays for school dismissals and bus transportation throughout the County this afternoon. For Transportation questions please contact the Transportation Call Center at 561-242-6565.
If you are out and about, please take it slowly and remember that Lexus sedans just don’t do all that well in standing water.