LIVE RADAR: Rain moving through parts of Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. — Rain is moving through Central Florida this morning. The heaviest rain is sitting offshore, but a few lingering showers are sticking around for the next few days. A front sitting near North Florida will move through Central Florida late Friday. READ: Venmo, Zelle, others will report ‘goods and services’ payments of $600 or more to IRS for 2022 taxesLooking ahead, more scattered showers will move through on Saturday morning and into the afternoon. Sunrise at Kennedy Space Center (Kevin McGill)Visit our hurricane section: EYE ON THE TROPICSFollow our Severe Weather team on Twitter for live updates:©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
4 tied for lead in suspended 1st round of Houston Open
HOUSTON — (AP) — Marc Leishman, Russell Henley, Talor Gooch and Luke List shared the lead Thursday in the suspended first round of the Houston Open, with List still on the course when darkness stopped play. Leishman, Henley and Gooch each finished at 5-under 65, while List had three holes left when play was called for the day. “We knew we weren’t going to finish so just trying to get as much as we could in,” List said. He's playing for the fifth time in the last six weeks. He's playing on a sponsor exemption.wftv.com
Warm temps to start the day, showers later this afternoon
ORLANDO, Fla. — Rain is possible Monday morning in portions of Brevard County, otherwise it’s a warm start to the day. With an easterly wind Monday, showers and storms will develop this afternoon, mainly in interior locations. READ: Nicholas live updates: Tropical storm continues to strengthen in GulfHIghs will be in the upper 80s along the coast, near 90 inland. READ: Paddleboarder films close encounter with alligator at Silver Springs State ParkChief meteorologist Tom TerryClick here to download the WFTV weather app for live updates to your phone, and click here to stream weather coverage on the WFTV now app. ©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain
Tropical Weather This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Nicholas in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for coastal Texas and the northeast coast of Mexico. (NOAA via AP) (Uncredited)MIAMI — (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Monday, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana. Nicholas is expected to approach the middle Texas coast late Monday and could bring heavy rain that could cause flash floods and urban flooding. “This is a storm that could leave heavy rain, as well as wind and probably flooding, in various different regions along the Gulf Coast.wftv.com
Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain
Tropical Weather This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Nicholas in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for coastal Texas and the northeast coast of Mexico. (NOAA via AP) (Uncredited)MIAMI — (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana. Nicholas is expected to approach the middle Texas coast late Monday and could bring heavy rain that could cause flash floods and urban flooding. Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach said via Twitter that Nicholas is the 14th named storm of 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.wftv.com
Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain
Tropical Storm Nicholas headed toward the Texas coast Sunday night, threatening to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas of Texas, Mexico and storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said a hurricane watch was issued for the central portion of the Texas coast with much of the state's coastline now under a tropical storm warning.news.yahoo.com
Ida aftermath: NYC, New Jersey suffering severe flooding
NYC flooding Rain pounded the New York metropolitan area Wednesday, causing flooding in subways, Central Park and on city streets. (Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)NEW YORK — The remnants of Hurricane Ida continued to wreak havoc in the Northeast on Wednesday, producing historic rainfall and flash flood warnings in the New York metropolitan area. I’m declaring a state of emergency in New York City tonight. We’re enduring an historic weather event tonight with record breaking rain across the city, brutal flooding and dangerous conditions on our roads. All New Jersey rail service, with the exception of the Atlantic City line, was suspended, according to New Jersey Transit.wftv.com
Show the flowers some love! Rain chances staying low Saturday
There will be a few storms developing west of I-95 Saturday afternoon, but they will be few and far between. Otherwise expect a few clouds bubbling up with the heating of the day later Saturday afternoon. Highs climb into the low-to-mid 90s. More routine summertime storms return next work week.
Rain chances increase Sunday, Monday across Central Florida
The rain won’t wash away either day, but the chance to see downpours and storms will go up. The first round of rain pushes through during the mid-to-late morning hours with a lower coverage of storms coming around by the middle of the afternoon. Higher rain chances arrive again later in the afternoon/evening.
Major storm pounding Northern California heads south
A storm that pounded Northern California with rain, snow, wind and mud rolled southward early Thursday, prompting flood warnings and threats of mudslides in areas burned bare by wildfires. The storm punched into Northern California late Tuesday night and continued on Wednesday, drifting down the coast and stalling over Big Sur before pivoting back northward. Hana Mohsin, right, carries belongings from a neighbor's home which was damaged in a mudslide on January 27, 2021, in Salinas, California. Noah Berger / APIn Paso Robles, authorities urged homeless people in the bed of the Salinas River to head for higher ground because the river could rise as much as 25 feet. The phenomenon is part of a major change in weather for California, which had significant drought conditions for months.cbsnews.com
Ariana Grande announces engagement, shows ring on Instagram
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, file photo, Ariana Grande performs a medley at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. On Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, Grande announced she is engaged in a series of social media photos of her and her fiance, Dalton Gomez, and a massive engagement ring. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Ariana Grande has announced she is engaged in a series of photos of her and her fiance and her engagement ring. The “Rain on Me” singer posted the photos of her cuddling with Dalton Gomez, a luxury real estate agent, on Instagram on Sunday. People magazine reported Grande and Gomez started dating earlier this year.
LIVE RADAR: Front bringing heavy rain, big cooldown to Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – We are pinpointing a front that will move across Central Florida on Wednesday. The front will come in as a squall line, with heavy rain and some strong wind gusts. Most of the heavy rain will push out Wednesday night. Orlando will reach a high in the upper 70s. Expect 40s and 50s across the region early Thursday morning, with highs in the 60s Thursday and Friday afternoon.
Cold front drops Chicago-area morning temperatures, bringing rain, brief thunderstorms; snowy mix could hit parts of area Sunday
The rain was expected to reach most locations across the Chicago region until about midafternoon Friday, adding to a particularly wet and rainy week for northern Illinois. But Ogorek said there “shouldn’t be more than an inch of rain in most locations” Friday and it shouldn’t be cause for alarm.chicagotribune.com
Streets, yards flood in Volusia County after almost a foot of rain was recorded
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Residents in Volusia County woke up to more than a puddle Sunday as floodwaters overtook yards and streets. According to city officials, the City of Edgewater has recorded rainfall of 8.55 inches at the Waste Water Treatment Plant on Mango Tree Drive and 11.6 inches at the Water Treatment Plant at State Road 442 and I-95. “City crews have been responding to the effects of this rainfall since 7:00 p.m. last evening (Saturday, September 19, 2020). “It would appear so since nearly a foot of rain has fallen in at least one area of the City.”Three locations are open for resident access to sand piles. Fire Station 57 2628 Hibiscus DriveMango Tree Lake 901 Mango Tree DriveAirpark staging area 1898 Airpark RoadResidents must bring their shovel and sandbags/double bagged garbage bags.
Rain, strong wind stick around Central Florida
We are expecting another soggy and windy day as a weak front gradually moves over Central Florida. Central Florida will remain under a strong northeasterly wind, due to the proximity of an area of low pressure just off the Space Coast. This windy weather will create many issues along the coast today, as winds will be gusting at over 35 to 40 mph. High Risk of Rip Currents: Lifeguards will be flying the red flag today as the threat for rip currents remain high. Rain chances remain high, at about 70 percent, with mostly cloudy skies.
Wet weekend on tap in Central Florida; tropics stay busy
Formation chance through the next 2 days is at 10 percent. Formation chance through the next 2 days is 60 percent. Formation chance through 5 days, is 90 percent.Another tropical wave is forecast to emerge off the west coast of Africa this weekend. Formation chance through the next 2 days is zero. Formation chance through 5 days, is 40 percent.
Rain chances lower for the weekend across Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. A weak disturbance will focus most of the moisture toward South Florida, keeping a lot of Central Florida on the drier side for the weekend. Rain and storm chances arent zero, but a few scattered showers and storms will move through during the first half of the day. These look to develop on the earlier side of the day, leaving Saturday evening mainly dry. Other than a few stray showers Sunday, most of Central Florida will be dry. A few showers, rumble of thunder will be possible with a breeze off of the Atlantic, but it will be a pretty good beach weekend.
Water your flowers! Dry stretch coming to Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. It wont be completely dry through the the middle of the week, but it will be much drier than a typical June afternoon. A few stray showers or downpours may sneak onto the beaches through the early afternoon Monday, but most will be dry. After 2 p.m., a stray storm or two will be possible inland. Future radarHigh temperatures for most of the week will hover around 90 degrees. Tracking the tropicsThe tropics continue to be quiet after a hot start.
Flooding possible in Marion County with isolated storms across Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – A lot of Central Florida will be dry Saturday, but a few storms are expected to develop later in the day. While storms Saturday afternoon will be isolated in nature, the rain will be heavy in any storm that gets going. Parts of Marion County received up to 3 inches of rain Friday night and as a result, Marion County is under a Flash Flood Watch until 10 p.m. Saturday. Every weekend in hurricane season, look here for the latest on the tropics. After a fast start to the Atlantic season, things look to quiet down through the middle of June.
Drought busted: All of Central Florida now officially out of drought status
ORLANDO, Fla. As you may imagine with the recent heavy rain, all of Central Florida and most of the Sunshine State are officially no longer in a drought. All of Central Florida is no longer in a drought as highlighted by the drought monitor released every Thursday by the United States Department of Agriculture. Every climate site in Central Florida has seen above-normal rain through the first 10 days of the month. Orlando remains below normal for the year, but recent rain has busted the drought across Central Florida. The moderate drought category, which none of Central Florida was in last week, dropped to less than one percent statewide.
Weekend of rain from Tropical Storm Cristobal begins in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Cristobal strengthened back into a tropical storm Friday and will help bring rain, churned-up seas and rip currents to Central Florida into early next week as it treks on a projected path toward Lousiana. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Cristobal had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph Friday and was moving north at 14 mph. Cristobal is forecast to be out in the central Gulf on Saturday and could be nearing the U.S. Gulf Coast by Sunday. Tropical Depression #Cristobal Advisory 15: Cristobal Continues to Bring Heavy Rains and Flooding to Mexico And Central America. In 2016, Tropical Storm Colin formed in the Gulf on June 5.
Heavy rain showers take a big bite out of Central Florida drought
ORLANDO, Fla. The wet season has begun and that has provided a lot of Central Florida with much-needed rain. The drought monitor takes into account rain that has fallen through this past Tuesday and therefore does not include the heavy rain of Thursday morning. Significant improvements have occurred to the drought situation across Central Florida over the past week. As of the latest drought monitor released by the United States Department of Agriculture Thursday, most of Central Florida has been removed from drought status. Melbourne is now the only official reporting site in Central Florida that has seen higher than normal rainfall.
T-minus three days: Here’s how the weather could impact the historic astronaut launch
Possible conditions at Launch:A tropical wave bringing the potential for heavy rain to Central Florida Monday and Tuesday should be on its way out by late Tuesday. The 45th Weather Squadron has downgraded booster recovery weather to moderate. Wave heights are expected to settle back down to the 1-4" range by Wednesday afternoon. Computer forecasts show wave heights off the coast of Florida all the way to Halifax, Nova Scotia in the 1-3′ range. Wave heights for the Atlantic OceanThere is still time for the weather at Cape Canaveral to improve.
Rain moves into parts of Central Florida, but not for long
ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain is moving into our northwestern zones as of Saturday night. Rain will continue to move toward the south and even the southeast toward the coast by early Sunday morning. On Sunday morning, most of the rain will be along the Brevard County coastline and clear out by mid-morning. Temperatures will rise to the upper 60s and low 70s with a cool northwest wind in place. As we head into the upcoming work week, temperatures will start off mild in the low 70s and be back near 80 by the Thanksgiving holiday.
Another round of showers expected for Mother's Day weekend
"A southeast wind along the coast will pick up Saturday afternoon with gusts around 10-15 mph," Cokinos said. Although there are a few showers later on, today looks like the better beach day. The showers will spread out a little more toward the north as the day progresses. [WEATHER: Extended forecast | Radar | Warnings | Pinpoint Weather Zones][DOWNLOAD: Pinpoint, Hurricane apps | SHARE: Weather pictures]Another round of afternoon showers and thunderstorms is expected Sunday. It will be a hot Mother's Day near 91 degrees.
Millions face historic rain, wind and flooding in northern California
Millions face historic rain, wind and flooding in northern California California is bracing for the strongest storm to hit the West Coast in six years. Some parts of the state could see up to a foot of rain over the next two days. Bigad Shaban reports from Sacramento.cbsnews.com
East Coast soaking from Florida to New England
East Coast soaking from Florida to New England Severe thunderstorms with heavy rain and a tornado warning ripped through Central Florida. Meanwhile, in the Northeast, heavy rain also moved through, causing flood concerns for areas dealing with melting snow. Eric Fisher of WBZ-TV reports.cbsnews.com