By Dave Warren

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A moisture tail feeding into the remnants of Ida located over Eastern Canada has drifted south and is now located over South Florida.

Combined with a light west breeze, you have the ingredients for flooding downpours to set up over the metro areas along the Atlantic Coast.

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Thursday’s storms have produced slow-moving flooding downpours, which have already and will continue to lead to flood advisories and flash flood warnings.

Two to four inches of rain in a short period of time is expected with these storms, which can quickly flood roadways and poor drainage areas.

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It is important to remember to not drive through flooded roadways since it can be difficult to determine the depth of the flood waters, especially if the roadway is next to a canal.

Storms have already developed and area forecast to continue Thursday evening along the East Coast.

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Stay alert for any advisories or warnings through or the CBSMiami Weather app.

Dave Warren