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The University of Miami issued an alert to students of an armed subject in the area of campus October 6, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

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.

CBS Miami–10/06/2013

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Broward County Offers “Twitter Alert”

Residents in Broward County are encouraged to sign up for “Twitter Alert” to receive emergency information.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Free Weather Alert Service Coming To South Florida Smartphones

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.

CBS4–06/28/2012

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Severe Weather Threat Ends For South Florida

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.

04/22/2012

(Source: Dave Game/CBSMiami) - Dangerous lightning like this, seen over western Miami-Dade, is possible in severe thunderstorms.

Flood Watch Set, Severe Storms Likely In S. Florida

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.

CBS4–04/21/2012

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Fla. Dept. Of Corrections Launches ALERT Notification System

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.

CBS4–04/03/2012

(Source: CBS) Radar signature of a possible tornado in South Miami-Dade

Tornado Warning Issued As Storm Floods South Miami-Dade

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.

10/30/2011