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AAA Urges Motorists To Be Cautious On Flooded Streets

As Tropical Storm Erika churns, bands of heavy rain are expected throughout the state of Florida so it’s important to remember to drive carefully in the rain.

CBS Miami–16 hours ago

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Broward Prepares For Erika’s Possible Impact

As South Florida keeps an eye on Tropical Storm Erika’s progress, one agency is preparing to move a lot of rain water fast if it comes our way.

08/27/2015

Eyes on the Rise web app (Source: http://eyesontherise.org/app/)

FIU’s Web App Helps Residents Visualize Possible Impact Of Rising Sea Levels

Ever wondered whether your dwelling will be affected by rising sea levels? Florida International University developed a web app to help residents visualize the possible impact of rising seas on South Florida neighborhoods.

04/27/2015

(Source: Miami-Dade.gov)

New Storm Water Pumps To Reduce Flooding In Miami

Flooding is usually a problem in parts of Miami due to tidal flooding.

10/07/2014

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AAA: Nearly 1 In 5 Floridians Would Not Evacuate For A Hurricane

Hurricane season begins on Sunday, but three in ten Florida residents do not make advanced preparations, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey.

CBS Miami–05/29/2014

New flood maps were issued for Broward County. 
Source: Broward.org

New Broward Flood Zones Give Some Homeowners Break On Insurance

With costs of flood insurance hitting the roof, Pembroke Pines homeowner Susan Henderson will now be getting a break under her roof.

04/29/2014

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Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance Hikes

Homeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

Heavy rain created high-water conditions in portions of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)

Large Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Loom On Horizon

Thousands of homeowners across Florida are set to see major increases in their flood insurance costs if the federal government doesn’t act to delay or cancel the rise in rates.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Under Fire From States

The Mississippi Department of Insurance filed a lawsuit against the federal government Friday that Floridians should pay special attention to if they own a home or may be buying a home soon.

CBS Miami–09/27/2013

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Gov. Scott Seeks Delay To Maintain Fed. Flood Insurance Subsidies

Gov. Rick Scott is advising Sens. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., that action is needed to ward off “the potential impact to Florida’s economy” of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.

CBS Miami–09/18/2013

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