The storm system is moving quickly, bringing the bulk of the rain throughout the morning hours. And with the active weather comes all the usual suspects, such as damaging winds, excessive lightning, small hail and even isolated tornadoes.
It's the ideal atmospheric conditions that are making the severe thunderstorms likely. Below seasonal temperatures along with wind chills are expected.
So far, it's been one brutal winter for the usually sunny Florida. The National Weather Service reported that it's been the coldest three months in nearly four decades! It hasn't been unusual to see frozen iguanas and temperatures dipping into the single digits. Miami Beach endured it's second-coldest winter ever and the sixth coldest for the normally balmy Naples. To add to that, earlier this year, Miami Beach broke the record for the all-time coldest January-February mark set in 1958.