(CNN) — A high wind warning was issued for coastal Palm Beach County, coastal Broward County and coastal Miami-Dade County until 1 p.m. Thursday. Wind gusts of up to 96 km/h are expected and widespread power outages are expected across coastal communities.
Wind advisories are in effect for Southeast Florida metropolitan areas including inland Palm Beach County, inland Palm Beach County, inland Broward County, inland Broward County, inland Miami-Dade County, the Miami-Dade metropolitan area and the south end of Miami. Dade County. Wind gusts of up to 80 km/h can cause tree branches to fall on power lines.
Heavy rainfall moved off the southeast coast of Florida during this time. Isolated pockets of moderate to heavy rain will remain for the time being. The soil is saturated, so the risk of flooding is not yet over. Flash flood warnings remain in effect until 6 a.m. for the Miami and Fort Lauderdale metropolitan areas.
Miami received 152 mm of rain in the last 24 hours and Fort Lauderdale over 100 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. Marathon International Airport in the Florida Keys received 170 mm of rain on November 15, setting a record for the heaviest rainfall in a single day in November. The previous record was 116 mm set on November 14, 1954. It was the sixth rainy day on record.
More than 7 million people are under a flood watch across Southeast Florida, with warnings expiring throughout the day Thursday.
Meanwhile, the National Weather Service in Miami reported preliminary winds over South Florida in the past 12 hours.
Port Everglades: 86 km/h
Tania Beach: 85 kmph.
Fort Lauderdale: 82 km/h.
Miami: 82 kmph.
Naples Municipal: 77 km/h.
A flash flood warning has been issued for Miami and Fort Lauderdale until 6 a.m. as the rain continues. Rainfall in severe storms can reach up to 76 mm per hour.