Flood Watch issued for PBC & Treasure Coast

Flood Watch issued for PBC & Treasure Coast

A flood watch is in effect for the Treasure Coast, Palm Beach County and Okeechobee County Saturday afternoon through early Sunday morning. WPTV Meteorologist Steve Villanueva says some areas can expect up to 2 inches of rain and some areas could see up to 4 inches if rain continues.

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Eighteen.

It's expected to bring the potential for heavy showers over South Florida on Saturday.

A slight chance of strong to severe storms is possible in southern Palm Beach County.  Possibly 2-4" of rain by Sunday morning. Highest totals in Palm Beach County, less on the Treasure Coast.

The center of the storm is forecast to move across the Keys Saturday night and then quickly move out to sea Sunday.

The strongest winds are expected to be well to the east and southeast of the center over the Atlantic waters and the Bahamas, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Potential Tropical Cyclone Eighteen Intermediate Advisory Number 3A
800 AM EDT Sat Oct 28 2017

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