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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

Source: CBS4

Record-Breaking Rainfall Soaks Miami Beach

The past few days have been soggy and cloudy across South Florida with serious flooding for many.

07/19/2013

(AP)

Flooding Rains Pounding Florida Panhandle

South Florida is used to heavy rain during the rainy season, but the amount of rain residents in the panhandle of Florida are seeing is almost unprecedented for a non-tropical system.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

(Photo Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Stormy Tuesday Followed By S. Florida Heat

Keep that umbrella close by because some showers and storms are sweeping in across portions of South Florida Tuesday due to a weak tropical wave moving west from the Bahamas and into the Florida Straits.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

Flooding in Davie destroys crops. (Source: CBS4)

Broward County Cleans Up After Friday’s Flooding

The water is receding in Broward County but some are still feeling the effects of Friday’s floods.

06/08/2013

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