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Strong weekend storms expected in South Florida

Thunderstorms could contain damaging wind gusts in spots

Thunderstorm impacts for South Florida this weekend.
Thunderstorm impacts for South Florida this weekend.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Multiple rounds of thunderstorms will develop in South Florida through the end of the weekend with extended dry breaks between. Some could produce very heavy rain and damaging wind gusts Sunday.

2 out of 4 weather radars in South Florida are down for maintenance this morning so we rely on satellite and lightning data to help us out. Check out the t-storms blowing up over South Florida overnight...

Posted by Brandon Orr on Saturday, April 25, 2020

Our forecast models do not handle a setup like this very well. The next round of storms depends on exactly how the round before it plays out.

Despite this, conditions are in place for scattered t-storms at any time through Sunday night. Just don’t expect a washout.

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About the Author:

Brandon Orr joined the Local 10 News team in 2018.