It should be warm and breezy today, followed by a potentially wet weekend.
South Florida's Friday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the mid 80s, evening reading in the low 70s and a 20 percent chance of showers and storms. Gusts to 25 mph.
The weekend forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of showers and storms on Saturday, increasing to 60 percent on Sunday.
For those planning to attend the Lauderdale Air Show, organizers say the event will be held rain or shine.
Central Florida's Friday forecast: Mostly sunny and breezy with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the upper 60s and a 20 percent chance of rain.
Rains ease drought: All the showers and storms so far this month have helped ease South Florida’s drought situation, with most of the region getting one to two inches more rain than normal since April 1, the National Weather Service said.
Still, much of the area remains abnormally dry. Since the beginning of the year, Fort Lauderdale has seen a rain deficit of 4.4 inches, West Palm Beach 5.4 inches and Miami 3.2 inches.
The South Florida Water Management District urges residents to conserve water year-round
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