Update: More than 2 inches of rain falls in Boynton Beach


Areas of Palm Beach County have already received 2 inches of rain, double what fell at Palm Beach International Airport in all of January.

Areas near Boynton Beach seem to have received the heaviest rainfall so far, with 2.2 inches falling near Jog Road and Woolbright Road.

Other totals include:

Boca Raton, 1.27 inches

Delray Beach, 1.02 inches

Lantana, 0.87 inches

Jupiter, 0.75 inches

The gauge at Palm Beach International Airport is not working. Forecasters will call the observer at the station later today to get a total.

The Honda Classic was closed for the day at about 2:45 when the rain failed to let up after a delay.

Palm Beach  Post correspondent Brian Biggane reports that  Brad Nelson, Director of Agronomy for PGA National, said as much as 2 inches of rain was predicted to fall by late afternoon but was hopeful the course could be readied for the start of tournament play early Thursday morning.

Update 1:40 p.m.: A flood advisory has been issued for eastern Palm Beach County by the National Weather Service as heavy rain and possible thunderstorms approach the area.

Forecasters said radar indicates that up to 3 inches of rain is possible, which could flood urban areas that have poor drainage. The showers are expected to train over the same areas during the next several hours.

The advisory is in effect until 5:30 p.m.

The Honda Classic has suspended play of today’s Pro-Am



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