At Least One Fatality Connected To Tropical Strom EtaTropical Storm Eta dumped torrents of rain on Florida's west coast as it came ashore near Cedar Key early Thursday morning with sustained winds of 50 mph.
Miami Lakes Residents Ready For Rains From Eta To Finally Let Up After Neighborhood Gets FloodedWednesday night's band of storms from Eta made for some nervous hours in Miami-Dade County.
Tracking The Tropics: Eta Continues To Bring Heavy Rains & Strong Winds To Portions Of West-Central FloridaEta was downgraded from Category 1 Hurricane to Tropical Storm on Wednesday afternoon.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Expands State Of Emergency For ‘Erratic’ Tropical Storm EtaPointing to the “erratic nature” of the storm as it threatened a large part of Florida’s west coast, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday expanded a state of emergency and asked President Donald Trump for a federal emergency declaration as Tropical Storm Eta prepared to make landfall Thursday.
Most South Florida Coronavirus Testing Sites Reopen; Hard Rock Stadium, Tamiami Fair Grounds To Reopen ThursdayMost Coronavirus testing sites shut down by flooding caused by Tropical Storm Eta reopened Wednesday.
23 Broward Schools Forced To Return To eLearning Due To Flooding, Power Outages; 17 Schools In Miami-Dade Also Remain ClosedTwenty-three Broward County Public Schools were forced to return to eLearning only on Tuesday due to flooding or no power, air or internet.
Flooding Frustrations Continue Across South Florida Especially Melrose Park In Fort LauderdaleSome Broward County streets continue to look more like lakes than neighborhood on Tuesday but tanker trucks are out all over Melrose Manors and Melrose Park where there is plenty of flooding frustration.
Tracking The Tropics: NOAA Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Reports That Eta Is A Little StrongerA NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft reports that Tropical Storm Eta is a little stronger. As a result, tropical storm warning and storm surge watches have been issued for portions of the west coast of Florida.
Significant Tropical Storm Eta Flooding In Broward, Man Rescued After Driving Into Canal In LauderhillThere is significant flooding throughout Broward including in Lauderhill where a person was hospitalized after driving their car into a canal at 4121 NW 21 Street.
Tracking The Tropics: Eta Continues To Meander Off Cuba; Risk Of Flooding Over South Florida ContinuesEta is expected to re-strengthen as it meanders over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.
Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Miami-Dade, BrowardA Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of South Florida until 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.