Jupiter under flood advisory

3:15 p.m.: The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a flood advisory for Jupiter and northeastern Palm Beach County as the afternoon deluge continues.

The advisory is in effect until 5:15 p.m.

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Rain gauges show as much as 2.4 inches of rain has fallen in areas of Boca Raton this afternoon with more than 1.3 inches falling in Jupiter.

LIVE RADAR: Check The Palm Beach Post’s radar map.

Rain totals as of 4:30 p.m.

3 p.m.: Today’s thunderstorms are expected to be more widespread than the past few days as a deeply saturated air mass moves into South Florida, butting heads with cold air aloft and a weak frontal boundary draped across Central Florida.

About 250 lightning strikes occurred during Wednesday’s storms in Palm Beach County between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

LIVE RADAR: Check The Palm Beach Post’s radar map.

Robert Molleda, the warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Miami, said June is typically the stormiest month.

“It’s actually a fairly common June pattern,” Molleda said.

At 3 p.m., the temperature at Palm Beach International Airport had dropped from 88 degrees to 74 degrees, a considerable plummet as rain-cooled air enveloped the county.

 

2:30 p.m.: Heavy storms are engulfing Palm Beach County from Tequesta to Boca Raton as two strong cells continue to push into the area.

A line of storms from West Palm Beach north to Tequesta is hugging the shore line while another is soaking the southern part of the county – Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Boynton Beach.

These storms will continue to populate Palm Beach County until late afternoon.

2 p.m.: A significant weather advisory has been in issued for southeastern Palm Beach County, including Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Ocean Ridge and Palm Beach as strong storm cells with 45 mph winds.

The line of storms extends from Kings Point in Delray Beach to Coconut Creek.

Small hail and funnel clouds are also possible with these storms, which will continue to trek through the county until late afternoon today.

The movement of this cell is to the northeast around 10 mph.