Severe thunderstorm warning issued for part of South Florida


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A severe thunderstorm warning was issued Thursday afternoon for northeastern Miami-Dade and southeastern Broward counties.

The warning is in effect until 3:45 p.m. 

The National Weather Service reported excessive lightning and 45 to 55 mph winds in the area.

Doppler radar was tracking a line of thunderstorms near South Miami just after 3 p.m., moving east at 25 mph.

Areas that are expected to be affected by the thunderstorms include Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar, Davie, Miami Beach, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, South Miami, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Surfside, Miami Gardens, Virginia Key, Hallandale, Kendall and The Redland.


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