Following a Sunday drenching for parts of South Florida, expect another blazing hot week with lots of sun and isolated storms in the afternoons.
Sunday proved to be stormy for parts of South Florida, where hail fell on both Coral Springs and Hialeah and thunderstorms carried gusts of wind up to 60 miles per hour, downing tree branches.
About 2.2 inches of rain fell in 31 minutes at Miami International Airport, according to the National Weather Service.
Areas around Lake Okeechobee received even more precipitation in the slow-moving storm.
All that is good news for the area, which has been experiencing unusually dry weather.
"All this is helping the drought situation, slowly, day after day," said National Weather Service meteorologist Jeral Estupinan.
It should be a drier start to the beginning of the week.
Monday's forecast: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 90s and heat index -- or feels-like -- readings of about 100 degrees. Lows in the low to mid 70s. There is a 20 to 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon.
Tuesday should be similar.