MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Heavy rain has caused the National Weather Service in Miami to expand a flood watch to include parts of South Florida.READ MORE: 'Let’s All Get Healthy': MDC North Campus COVID-19 Vaccination Site Sees Steady Stream Of Those Wanting Vaccine
Portions of South Florida, including coastal Collier, inland Collier, and mainland Monroe are urged to take precaution.READ MORE: Elon Musk's 'Boring Company,' Fort Lauderdale Closer To Making Tunnel Project A Reality
Showers and thunderstorms with periods of heavy rain are expected Saturday afternoon and night, which may lead to flooding. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches will be common, with excess amounts of up to 6 inches possible.MORE NEWS: Don't Swab, Just Scream: Dutch Inventor Tests New Way To Detect COVID
The flood watch extends until 4 a.m. Sunday.