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Tropical Storm Warning Dropped For Parts Of Region, Heavy Rain Still Incoming

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Expect Heavy Rain Bands To Continue For Several Hours. Should Be Past South Florida By Evening.

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BY: WEATHER TEAM | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The National Hurricane Center has dropped the Tropical Storm Warning for parts of South Florida, but it remains in effect for most areas east of I-95 as heavy rain is still expected throughout the afternoon. We will update when the warning is completely dropped, but for now, here is the noon update from the NHC:

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Inland Palm Beach-

…TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED…

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
– Wellington
– Lion Country Safari
– Belle Glade
– Pahokee

* WIND
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind
– Peak Wind Forecast: 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Wind less than 39 mph
– The wind threat has decreased from the previous assessment.
– PLAN: The sustained wind should remain less than tropical
storm force. Conditions may still be gusty.
– PREPARE: Listen for any instructions from local officials.
– ACT: Ensure emergency readiness should the forecast change.

– REALIZED IMPACTS: Being Assessed
– Little to no additional wind impacts expected. Community
officials are now assessing the extent of actual wind
impacts accordingly.

* FLOODING RAIN
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flood Watch is in effect
– Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional around 1 inch

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for
moderate flooding rain
– The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
the previous assessment.
– PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for
moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
are possible.
– PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area
vulnerable to flooding.
– ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
– Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
and rescues.
– Ditches and canals may quickly become swollen with swift
currents and overspill their banks in a few places,
especially in usually vulnerable spots.
– Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge
closures.

* TORNADO
– LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
– Situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

– THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for a few
tornadoes
– The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
– PLAN: Plans should still include the potential for a few
tornadoes.
– PREPARE: Keep informed should additional weather alerts be
needed.
– ACT: If a tornado warning is issued, be ready to shelter
quickly.

– POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
– The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the
execution of emergency plans during tropical events.
– A few places may experience tornado damage, along with
power and communications disruptions.
– Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, mobile
homes pushed off foundations or overturned, large tree tops
and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees knocked
over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats
pulled from moorings.

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