The University of Miami Coral Gables campus spent much of Sunday night on alert with students being told to stay indoors. According to officials, a driver was involved in a road rage incident on US 1.
Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.
CBS4’s weather forecasts are already available on your smartphone. Now with hurricane season about to kick into high gear, the National Weather Service will provide South Floridians with another way to stay safe.
After a day of thunderstorms and potential flooding that led to an overnight tornado watch, a series of weather fronts that had promised severe weather moved through South Florida overnight without causing serious damage. The tornado watch was allowed to expire, and the threat of severe weather has ended.
Raked by thunderstorms and heavy rain overnight, South Florida is bracing for another round of severe weather Saturday, with the possibility of violent lightning, heavy rain, and even flooding in some areas. A flood watch has been declared for much of South Florida, and the weather has forced numerous cancellations, including for the first time in it’s 31 year history the 7-mile Bridge run in the Keys.
The Florida Department of Corrections is launching a new automated system to alert residents living near a state correctional facility in the event of an emergency.
Torrential rains from a weather system moving through South Miami-Dade have flooded streets in Cutler Bay and Palmetto Bay, and spawned two tornado warnings after forecasters spotted signs of a possible funnel cloud around Black Point Marina, headed north. Those warnings were canceled shortly after 9:15 pm.