Raked by thunderstorms and heavy rain overnight, South Florida is bracing for another round of severe weather Saturday, with the possibility of violent lightning, heavy rain, and even flooding in some areas. A flood watch has been declared for much of South Florida, and the weather has forced numerous cancellations, including for the first time in it’s 31 year history the 7-mile Bridge run in the Keys.
A look back at the headline grabbing stories that filled 2011 in South Florida.
The website, buzzfeed.com, has come up with its list of the most powerful images of the year and that’s exactly what they are: powerful.
Broward and Miami-Dade homeowners whose residences were damaged by last months tornado and severe storms on October 18th can now apply for a loan from the Small Business Association to help with repairs.
Torrential rains from a weather system moving through South Miami-Dade have flooded streets in Cutler Bay and Palmetto Bay, and spawned two tornado warnings after forecasters spotted signs of a possible funnel cloud around Black Point Marina, headed north. Those warnings were canceled shortly after 9:15 pm.
There is some good news for South Florida residents whose homes were destroyed or damaged by a recent tornado that a left a trail of destruction in Sunrise and Plantation.
Plantation and Sunrise homeowners whose residences were damaged or destroyed in last Tuesday’s tornado met with local officials on Saturday to discuss the next steps in moving forward.
Broward County’s tornado victims and local officials met Saturday morning to discuss the next steps in moving forward after Tuesday’s tornado.
Naresh Nasta was just sitting down for a meal in his Sunrise home Tuesday night when his home began exploding all around him.
Residents of a Sunrise neighborhood and another in Plantation are waiting for FEMA to arrive to assess the damage done to their homes by Tuesday’s tornado.