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Stormy system could bring high winds — and even hail — to parts of Florida this weekend

After a wet weekend, more rain to come to South Florida

After a wet weekend, hail, waterspouts and flooding are all possible with Monday’s afternoon thunderstorms. Check MiamiHerald.com for weather updates.
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After a wet weekend, hail, waterspouts and flooding are all possible with Monday’s afternoon thunderstorms. Check MiamiHerald.com for weather updates.

Hydrate first.

Highs around 91 degrees will still feel like 100-105 degrees in South Florida and on the higher end of that heat index scale across Belle Glade, Clewiston and Immokalee, Naples, Marco Island and Palm Beach County through the weekend into early next week, the National Weather Service says.

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South Florida resident Juan Rivarola drink water as he enjoyed the sunny and hot day at South Pointe Beach on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Miami Beach Fl. DAVID SANTIAGO dsantiago@miamiherald.com

Then, a slow moving system in the southeastern U.S. threatens to bring widespread storms this weekend that could have frequent cloud to ground and cloud to water lightning strikes along with heavy rainfall. Some of these stronger storms have the potential to bring wind gusts over 50 mph along with small hail

By Friday afternoon a cluster of showers had developed over Broward and Miami-Dade.

Our advice: have umbrellas handy, a personal fan might be nice, plenty of water and a place to duck into if the bangers come to your neighborhood.

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.
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