Expect rainy South Florida afternoons this weekend

Storm causes Friday afternoon flooding in Miami Gardens, Fort Lauderdale

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – There was a flood advisory in effect on Friday afternoon in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, but Friday night will be mostly dry before a rainy weekend.

There was heavy rainfall over northern Miami-Dade. There was a funnel cloud in Miami Springs. But by 4 p.m., the storms that caused the northern flooding had collapsed.

There were scattered showers in Coral Springs and Homestead by 4:30 p.m., as the worst of the weather Friday was ending for mostly dry conditions until Saturday morning.

Areas of Miami Gardens had about half a foot of water by 3:30 p.m. There was also flooding in Miami Lakes. There was also flooding in Fort Lauderdale.

There will be a 50% chance of rain on both Saturday and Sunday in South Florida before a reduction of 40% on Monday, 30% from Tuesday to Thursday, and 20% on Friday.

The risk will be higher on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, and the storms will likely move from east to west into the Florida Everglades.

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There is drier air and a cool front approaching next week.

This is a developing story. Local 10 News Photojournalist Jason Weitzman contributed to this report.

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Brandon Orr joined the Local 10 News team in 2018.

Betty Davis is the chief certified meteorologist for Local 10. She provides weather forecasts for South Florida Monday-Friday during the 4, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.