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Changes May Boost Flood Insurance Rates

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.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

Drenching downpours overnight caused isolated flooding throughout South Florida.  (Source: CBS4)

Downpours Cause Isolated Flooding

Drenching downpours overnight caused isolated flooding throughout South Florida. In several Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhoods, streets and front lawns were completely under water which was knee deep in some spots.

CBS4–05/21/2013

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Flooding Rain Pummels Miami Beach Again

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.

CBS Miami–04/15/2013

WBC: Dominican Republic v Cuba

Dominican Republic Readies For Isaac

In the Dominican Republic, authorities began to evacuate people from low-lying areas but encountered resistance.

CBS Miami–08/24/2012

This visible image of Tropical Storm Isaac was captured by NOAA's GOES-13 satellite on Aug. 23 at 7:45 a.m. EDT as it was lashing the eastern Caribbean. Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

Craig Setzer: Worst Of Isaac Expected Sun. Night Into Monday

Isaac is becoming better organized and a little stronger and a turn toward the northwest in our direction is expected Friday. Isaac will cross Haiti and eastern Cuba tonight and Saturday.

CBS Miami–08/24/2012

A couple huddles under an umbrella as a light rain falls.

A Soggy Summer Solstice

It’s going to be a wet couple of days across South Florida thanks to a tropical disturbance in the Caribbean packed with abundant tropical moisture.

CBS4–06/20/2012

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Another Round Of Windy, Wet Weather Thursday

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.

CBS4–05/24/2012

(CBS4) A storm drain in NW Miami-Dade with rushing water inside as crews work to prevent localized flooding from days of recent rainl.

County, State Work To Prevent Street Flooding

South Florida remains under a flood watch, but has held up remarkably well during the deluge that started on Sunday.

CBS4–10/17/2011

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Flood Grant Program Provides Financial Help For Homeowners

If your budget is being hit hard by flood insurance premiums there may be relief in sight.

CBS4–08/16/2011

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Hurricane Adds To Haiti’s Woes, 4 Dead In Floods

PORT-AU-PRINCE- (AP) – Hurricane Tomas flooded camps of earthquake refugees, turning some into squalid islands Friday as it battered Haiti’s rural western tip, while largely sparing the vast homeless encampments in the shattered capital. Aid […]

CBS4–11/05/2010