A massive winter storm is still causing chaos for travelers at South Florida airports, even as the sun shines brilliantly against blue skies locally.
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.
Authorities up and down the East Coast have a simple message for anyone planning to travel in that area this weekend, stay home.
As Hurricane Irene continues to devastate parts of the Caribbean, travelers are feeling the impact to a small degree at South Florida airports.
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Travelers at Miami International Airport better pack their patience. That’s because numerous flight cancellations and delays are still being reported in the wake of Wednesday night’s fuel farm fire. One airline has been hit particularly hard.