12/30/2018 – Mostly Sunny and 80° Today

Our streak of warm weather continues today through New Year’s Day as high pressure sits near us brining dry condition and a southwest breeze. Today’s high will be 80° with no showers expected. The only weather related concern is a moderate risk of rip currents at the beaches.

No significant change expected with our weather patterns through the first half of the week coming up. Rain chances will increase as we go into mid-week ahead of a cold front that will bring some cooler weather for us Friday and for next weekend. Nothing extreme but will bring us more into the area of normal for this time of the year. Looking at the NWS blend of models we see that temp change coming up and lasting into the weekend.

Enjoy your day!

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12/25/2018 – Merry Christmas, Santa Has Brought Beautiful South Florida Weather

Merry Christmas to all of you! There is not much to say but we have a very pleasant forecast in store today. Some clouds and a refreshing northeast breeze along with a high of 77°. There are no weather hazards to even mention today. Hour by hour temp forecast for us today. No snow or rain expected today.

We will see an increase in rain chances tomorrow and a bit higher for Thursday.

Enjoy the day!

12/23/2018 – Liked Yesterday? You Will Love Today

We are coming off our lows from the morning, currently 57° in Pompano as well as the rest of the airports in the area.

Yesterday we did get up to 70° and expecting to get a few degrees above that today with mostly clear skies and no rain. As mentioned yesterday we will se a gradual increase in temps over the next several days with minimal chance of rain through Wednesday. Thursday we may have a front approach the area that will bring rain back into the area. Forecasted temps over the next weeks look like this.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day look like perfect south Florida weather with highs both days in the 70s and just a touch coolness in the evening.

With weather like this please get out and enjoy it.

12/22/2018 – Cooler and Less Wind

After a a storm Thursday and a windy Friday our weather will be calming down today through Christmas. Currently 55° across most of the reporting sites, so have a jacket ready this morning.

Today’ s headline is the cooler weather where we will struggle to get into the upper 60s, high today will be 67°F. Latest HRRR shows a rather cool Saturday across all of Florida.

No rain today as we have much drier air over us now and will not see any measurable rain through Christmas.

This will be our coolest day for the next week as we gradually warm up over the next five to seven days.

Enjoy your day!

12/9/2018 – Cold Front Today, Possible Strong Storms

The cold front mentioned yesterday will progress across the state today brining a chance of severe storms this afternoon to the area. Weather hazards today are:

HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES…
…ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE TODAY…
…ISOLATED WEAK TORNADOES POSSIBLE TODAY…

Current severe threat categories for Florida

Current satellites image shows the front clearly over northern Florida

Looking at the latest HRRR you can see the cold front move through as we progress through the day.

Showers are possible anytime today but the focus and the more likely time for any of the strong to severe storms will be between 4pm and 7pm in the SE Florida area.

Rainfall amounts are not likely to be high with most areas not exceeding .15 inches around Pompano.

Will be cooler tonight but our coldest morning will be Tuesday and Wednesday so have the jacket ready. NWS highs and lows for the next week:

Storm Reports from December 8, 2018 – Funnel Clouds East of Boca and Lighthouse Point

There was several reports of funnel clouds and a waterspout from today, December 8, 2018. I was lucky enough to get a couple pictures of the funnel cloud east of Boca Raton at 1033am. NWS Miami issue a Special Marine Warning and a Special Weather Statement for the funnel cloud / waterspout from about 115pm.

Here are the Local Storm Reports for today’s activity:

0115 PM     WATER SPOUT      2 SSE LIGHTHOUSE POINT  26.26N  80.08W
12/08/2018                   AMZ651             FL   STORM CHASER

            LIFEGUARD AND TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED NEARSHORE
            WATERSPOUT LASTED BRIEFLY AT HILLSBORO LIGHTHOUSE.

0120 PM     WATER SPOUT      2 ENE LIGHTHOUSE POINT  26.29N  80.05W
12/08/2018                   AMZ651             FL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER OBSERVED ONGOING WATERSPOUT AT THE TIME
            OF CALL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF HILLSBORO LIGHTHOUSE.

1033 AM     WATER SPOUT      7 E LIGHTHOUSE POINT    26.30N  79.97W
12/08/2018                   AMZ650             FL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER SENT PHOTO VIA SOCIAL MEDIA OF A FUNNEL
            CLOUD TO THE EAST OF BOCA RATON, THAT DISSIPATED BEFORE
            THE ASSOCIATED SHOWER REACHED THE SHORE.

12/8/2018 – Next Front Arrives Tomorrow

Our next front will approach and sweep through the area tomorrow afternoon. Sunday will start out fairly nice with partly cloudy skies and the wind will pick up ahead of the front. There is a better chance of severe weather to our north versus our chances in the southeast part of the state with the main threat being gusty winds and a possibility of tornadoes. This will need to be monitored as we go through the day tomorrow.

Timing for us according to the latest HRRR is late afternoon for the front to reach us and quickly move through, this is the latest simulated radar.

Before the rain sets in we will get up to 82F. Monday morning’s low should be 65F. Tuesday morning will be our coolest with a low of 53F.

I will updated tomorrow morning with the latest on our severe threat and expected timing.

Good night.