Record Rainfall Leads To Widespread FloodingIf it seems like just yesterday we were talking about drought and fire weather danger, that’s because we were.
Zoo Miami Closed For Second Day Due To Record RainfallZoo Miami will remain closed for a second day Tuesday due to high water levels inside the zoo.
Record Rainfall Drenches South FloridaSouthwest Miami-Dade felt the brunt of the storms as stalled fronts over the area combined with upper level disturbance leading to steady rainfall over a period of several days.
Corps To Continue Lake Okeechobee Water Releases Heavy rains have soaked South Florida at an above-average rate for the past couple months and Lake Okeechobee, a usually shallow lake, has swelled to almost 16-feet.
More Soaking Rain Expected Tuesday It was a very wet and messy Monday across South Florida. Ft. Lauderdale picked up 4.86 inches of rain, breaking the old record of 2.04 inches set back in 1981; Miami received 3.96 inches of rain; and West Palm Beach picked up 6.73 inches of rain.
Soggy Weather Will Continue Through WeekendParts of South Florida logged record rainfall on Tuesday. At Miami International Airport, a rain gauge recorded 2.33 inches which broke the old record of 1.49 inches.