There are a couple of different types of people when it comes to rainy weather: those who get genuinely excited and go searching for their favorite blanket and a good book as they listen to the pitter-patter of drops hit their window and those who just pine for the great outdoors while they wait for the storm to pass. Whichever one you are, prepare for super muggy and rainy Florida weather this week with humidity rivaling the Amazon rainforest, risk of flooding, and even a chance for a tropical storm.
The Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by The National Weather Service warns that the heaviest rains will wash over Volusia, Brevard, Seminole, and Orange counties.
Chances of rainfall will stay around 80% for the Sunshine State this week.
Central Florida will stay in a range of 69-80% humidity throughout the next 7 days, while the Amazon generally hovers between 77% during the dry season and 88% on average during the rainy season.
May 26 6:05 AM: A line of thunderstorms pushing through the Atlantic may produce gusty winds and waterspouts. Heavy… https://t.co/mttI1h5OzP— NWS Miami (@NWS Miami)1590487542.0
The National Weather Service has issued flood watches for Martin County as well as all along the east coast from Stuart to Hobe Sound.
A weak area of low pressure will move along the coast today. Local impacts: 🍃 Breezy winds along the Atlantic coas… https://t.co/5xSw5KoJQM— NWS Jacksonville (@NWS Jacksonville)1590486540.0
The National Hurricane Center reports that while the chances for conditions to grow into a tropical storm are currently low at around 20%, Florida weather can be unpredictable and residents should plan in advance with a place to seek shelter in mind.
A weather disturbance over Florida and the Bahamas is NOT expected to become a tropical cyclone, but heavy rainfall… https://t.co/rJwtXn2Etd— National Hurricane Center (@National Hurricane Center)1590442277.0
While you explore the state as if it were the Amazon Rainforest this week, stay safe and keep an eye out for developing weather alerts!