Tropical Storm Erika has become more disorganized but has picked up speed.
In anticipation of the heavy rain that Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to drench us with, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has taken action to reduce flooding where possible.
South Florida is keeping close tabs on Tropical Storm Erika which has not made a predicted turn to the northwest yet and continues to be centered in the Caribbean just south of the Dominican Republic.
At least four people are dead, about 20 still missing, after rains from Tropical Storm Erika caused devastating floods and mudslides in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.
The National Hurricane Center has forecast that Tropical Storm Erika will be just that when it reaches South Florida.
The U.S. Virgin Islands are experiencing Erika’s tropical storm force winds as the storm approaches Puerto Rico.
As South Florida keeps an eye on Tropical Storm Erika’s progress, one agency is preparing to move a lot of rain water fast if it comes our way.
Tropical Storm Erika trampled over the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica – flooding streets, unleashing landslides, sweeping up cars and killing at least four people. Now the storm is bearing down on Puerto Rico.
As Tropical Storm Erika looms in the Atlantic, its forecast uncertain at this point in time, Miami-Dade County emergency managers are preparing for tropical storm force winds as early as Sunday.
The Leeward Islands should expect tropical storm conditions by early Thursday as Erika gets closer.