Update 4:15 p.m.: Storms ahead of a cool front that is still making its way through South Florida are clearing out and making way for drier air.
The front is expected to stall near the Florida Straits or southern Miami-Dade County.
Above normal temperatures are expected this weekend as sunshine reigns with daytime highs reaching near 90 degrees. The heat index could be near 100 on Saturday for portions of South Florida.
Update 1:49 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for inland and metro areas of Palm Beach County.
The concern is for frequent lightning strikes and wind gusts up to 55 mph as thunderstorms in Broward County move northeast at 35 mph.
Update 1 p.m.: Coastal Palm Beach County has been placed in a marginal risk for severe weather by the Storm Prediction Center as storms continue to track through South Florida.
Meteorologists said a weak area of low pressure may develop ahead of the cool front and southeast of Lake Okeechobee that could increase thunderstorms thorughout the day.
Update 10:40 a.m.: A special marine warning has been issued for Lake Okeechobee until 11:45 a.m.
Strong thunderstorms capable of producing waterspouts and wind gusts of 39 mph are being tracked over the lake. They are moving northeast at about 40 mph.
Update 9:55 a.m.: The Storm Prediction Center has issued an alert for marginally severe thunderstorms to occur this morning in South Florida as a cool front continues a push through the state.
Meteorologists at the center said the storms may not be strong enough to issue a watch, but with pockets of daytime heating starting a few storms could become more robust with hail and damaging winds.
The National Weather Service in Miami issued a special marine warning for Lake Okeechobee as a severe thunderstorm capable of producing waterspouts moves northeast at 34 mph.
Update 7:30 a.m.: Spotty showers and thunderstorms are forecast to continue today until a cool front passes through South Florida tonight.
The front should be well past Palm Beach County by 8 p.m. with drier air behind it.
Areas of Palm Beach County got more than 3 inches of rain in the past 24 hours, according to South Florida Water Management gauges.
Boynton Beach has so far received the most rain with 3.02 inches.
Previous story: A strong thunderstorm will hit Boynton Beach, Delray Beach and Lake Worth as a cool front continues to march through the Peninsula.
The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement for the area, warning of wind gusts to 50 mph, torrential rain and frequent lightning.
Forecasters said this storm may intensify. It is moving northeast at 35 mph.
The special weather statement is in effect until 7:15 a.m.
The worst of the storminess should subside by early afternoon, making way for temperatures to hit a forecast 90 degrees today.
But NWS meteorologist Ian Lee in Miami said there could be spotty showers and thunderstorms throughout the day.
The front is expected to stall over South Florida, which means some areas will continue to see rain and clouds through Friday. Weather Prediction Center maps show the front past Palm Beach County tonight and lingering closer to Miami-Dade County and the Florida Straits.