Miami-Dade Mayor: “We Have To Be Vigilant”

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and other county leaders are breathing a slight sigh of relief Saturday after Erika dissipated over Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

CBS Miami–08/29/2015

South Floridians prepare for Tropical Storm Erika just in case. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Residents Brace For Heavy Rain From Erika’s Remnants

South Florida residents should continue to brace for rain even as Tropical Storm Erika weakens over Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

CBS Miami–08/29/2015

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Broward Residents Stockpiling Supplies In Preparation Of Erika

Broward groceries and stores with hurricane essentials saw a massive uptick in foot traffic Friday as residents prepare for possible hit from Tropical Storm Erika.


Sandbags meant to hold back water during storms and flooding.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Broward Preps For Tropical Storm Erika

As forecasts show Tropical Storm Erika possibly passing through Broward County, locals are preparing for the worst but hoping for the best.


Hollywood Sandbags (Source: Silva Harapetian)

Sand, Sandbags Given Out In Prep For Erika

The National Hurricane Center has forecast that Tropical Storm Erika will be just that when it reaches South Florida.


Hollywood Sandbags (Source: Silva Harapetian)

Hollywood To Hand Out Free Sandbags

While the tropics are quiet, Hollywood officials are reminding residents that it’s the perfect time to prepare themselves and their property for a storm.


(Source: CBS4)

Hollywood, Hallandale Beach Offering Free Sandbags

In anticipation of heavy rain from what was Tropical Storm Chantal’s on Friday, the cities of Hollywood and Hallandale Beach are handing out free sandbags to residents.


(Source: CBS4)

Hollywood Offering Free Sandbags Ahead Of Chantal’s Arrival

In anticipation of Chantal’s arrival on Friday as either a tropical depression or weak tropical storm, the City of Hollywood ready to help those residents who get hit hard when a storm with drenching rains moves through.


Streets flooded after heavy rain Friday in Hallandale. (Source: CBS4)

City Of Hallandale Offers Free Sandbags After Flooding Rains

Hours of relentless rain in Hallandale left hundreds of drivers stranded.



Sandbags Available To Help Prepare For Isaac

There are several locations across South Florida to pick up free sandbags to help residents prepare for the rain onslaught of Tropical Storm Isaac.

CBS Miami–08/25/2012