Lockdown Lifted At University of Miami 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.
Broward County Offers "Twitter Alert"Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.
Free Weather Alert Service Coming To South Florida SmartphonesCBS4'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.
Severe Weather Threat Ends For South FloridaAfter 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.
Flood Watch Set, Severe Storms Likely In S. FloridaRaked 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.
Fla. Dept. Of Corrections Launches ALERT Notification SystemThe 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.
Tornado Warning Issued As Storm Floods South Miami-DadeTorrential 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.