Tropical Storm Arlene to weaken, cause more storms Saturday

Flood watch extended into the weekend

Tropical Storm Arlene was set to weaken as it continued moving southeast on Friday night in the Gulf of Mexico, but its moisture risked having more thunderstorms on Saturday and Sunday afternoons in South Florida.

According to the latest National Hurricane Center’s track, the storm was moving toward the south-southeast and was set to weaken on Saturday and dissipate on Sunday.

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There was a flood watch in effect for Broward and Miami-Dade counties until Saturday evening.

The Atlantic hurricane season kicked off Thursday and it runs through Nov. 30. Colorado State University experts predicted 15 storms, including three major hurricanes.

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Last year’s hurricane season had 14 storms including hurricanes Ian, Nicole, and Fiona, which caused extensive damage.

For more information about this hurricane season and to view radar and satellite images, visit this page.

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About the Authors:

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. 

Michael Lowry is Local 10's Hurricane Specialist and Storm Surge Expert.