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.
South Florida will have a chance to dry out after a couple of days of relentless rain that flooded some areas of Miami-Dade County.
Thursday got off to a wet start with steady rain and heavy downpours in some areas across South Florida. Mother Nature added insult to injury since some roads are still flooded from all the rain the past few days.
Wednesday could be another soggy day across South Florida. The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Miami-Dade.
Several businesses in Doral have seen much better days than Wednesday. All along 79th Street, parking lots were full, but not with customers’ cars.
Miami-Dade County remains under a Flood Watch Wednesday, but the forecast models haven’t quite got a handle yet on just how much rain is possible over the next 48 hours.
One day after Mother Nature pounded Miami-Dade and Broward with relentless rains, drier air and cooler temperatures have moved in to help South Florida dry out.
FEMA reversed itself on who is and who is not in a flood zone, in parts of Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The “about face” comes after CBS4 I-Team Reporter Stephen Stock exposed inaccurate FEMA flood maps.
Another day and another round of strong storms for South Florida. In Broward County, there were numerous reports of wind gusts between 40 and 50 mph as the storms rolled in this afternoon.
Storm preparations require supplies and experts offer a shopping list of those necessary items.