With the start of hurricane season just days away, South Florida homeowners that are in the National Flood Insurance program should know that there are changes are on the way.
For the second time in four days, heavy rain pummeled Miami Beach, stopping traffic, inundating some businesses and forcing workers at least one hotel to mop up because of ground-floor flooding.
Hurricane Sandy is staying well offshore from South Florida, but that doesn’t mean the area is escaping the storm’s wrath, especially flooding.
While the weather in Miami-Dade County hasn’t gotten too bad with Hurricane Sandy just off the coast, there are already some problematic areas popping up due to the heavy rain.
Water levels in Lake Okeechobee, South Florida’s backup water supply, are still too high and that has the Army Corps of Engineers continuing to drain water from the lake, according to the Sun Sentinel.
Water levels in Lake Okeechobee are a bit to high these days so the Army Corps of Engineers is conducting water releases in order to lower lake levels, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
A day after Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the area, the rains from feeder bands kept coming over Miami-Dade County leaving some areas under water.
It wasn’t the early morning rain that caused a flood of trouble in Westchester early Tuesday morning, it was a water main break that sent water spewing sky high.
Miami-Dade Commissioners approved a $5 million payout to make the necessary repairs to the Adrienne Arsht center after it suffered major damage during a May deluge.
South Florida got off to a very soggy start on Wednesday thanks to heavy rain overnight and wet weather in the morning.