FORECAST: Rainy, soggy conditions will continue

UPDATE, 8:30 a.m.: For the next several days, more normal wet season pattern conditions are in the forecast, which may cause some flooding of roadways with poor drainage, or in low lying areas.

Another round of deep moisture will return by the end of the week.

Local areas are experiencing the following rainfall levels:

Boca Raton – 1.97″

West Palm Beach  – 1.95″

Jupiter – 2.11″

A flood advisory has been extended for Martin County until 10:30 a.m. Some locations that will experience flooding include
Port Saint Lucie, Walton, Fort Pierce, Stuart and Fellsmere.

UPDATE, 7:30 a.m.: The National Weather Service has extended the flood advisory until 8:30 a.m. for St. Lucie County, Central Indian River County and Central Martin County.

The radar indicates heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory areas.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Port Saint Lucie, Walton, Fort Pierce, Sebastian and Stuart.

UPDATE, 5:50 a.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory until 7:30 a.m. for St. Lucie County and Martin County. Light to moderate rain is expected throughout the day for Palm Beach County. There is also a high risk of rip currents on Atlantic beaches.

The radar indicates heavy rain and isolated lightning storms that will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one to two inches of rain has already fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Port Saint Lucie, Fort Pierce, Stuart, Palm City and White City.

UPDATE, 8:45 p.m.: The National Weather Service expects more light to moderate rain through the night, with some heavier rain along the coast later at night. About one to four added inches of can be possible.

Additionally, the flood watch in Broward County has been extended through noon on Monday.

UPDATE, 4 p.m.: Tonight’s weather in West Palm Beach will likely be much of the same. The National Weather Service predicts a 60 percent chance of rain with showers and a possible thunderstorm before 8 p.m., then scattered rain and thunderstorms between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Monday.

Some of the storms could produce heavy rain, the weather service said.

There is also a high rip current risk in effect through Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service. The rip currents will be dangerous along the Atlantic beaches.

UPDATE, 11 a.m.: The National Weather Service has expired the flood watch for Palm Beach County.

“The heaviest rain is over and most of the highest accumulations occurred in rural areas (in Palm Beach County),” said NWS meteorologist Steven Ippoliti in a release.

The flood watch will continue, however, for Broward County, as that region has received the brunt of South Florida rain the last two days. The flood watch will be extended until 8 p.m. today in Broward.

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Forecasters say the rain may continue through the afternoon in the form of scattered showers and a possible thunderstorm. The chance of precipitation for the rest of today is 60 percent. That rain chance continues through tonight into tomorrow morning.

According to the South Florida Water Management District, slightly more than 2 inches of rain had fallen in coastal Palm Beach County in the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. today. Rural parts of the county have seen more than 3 inches in some spots.

ORIGINAL STORY: A flood watch is in effect for Palm Beach County until 11 a.m.

Showers and some thunderstorms, along with heavy rainfall, will periodically impact South Florida today, according to the weather service.

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Rain is likely to continue through the evening, and the forecast calls for similar weather throughout the early week, with rain especially heavy tomorrow before tapering to scattered showers Tuesday.

According to a weather service report this morning, much of Palm Beach County is expected to get upwards of two inches of rain through Wednesday.

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