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.
The first official day of summer, the Summer Solstice, turned out to be a soggy one. Overcast skies and rain throughout the day made for some gloomy spirits.
South Florida’s sunny skies are a welcome sight for drivers and businesses that had to deal with a flood of trouble earlier in the week. When record rain fall drenched areas of Doral starting Tuesday; neighborhoods, roads and parking lots were submerged in water and some of the flooding is still there three days later.