Tropical Storm Alex heads toward Bermuda with high winds

Tropical Storm Alex, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, was headed toward Bermuda on Sunday after dumping rain on parts of Florida, flooding some roads. Alex reached tropical storm force after strengthening off Florida’s east coast early Sunday. National Hurricane Center forecasters said at 8 am (1200 GMT) that Alex had maximum … Read more

Heavy rain hits Florida, flooding strands Miami vehicles

Parts of South Florida were experiencing road flooding from heavy rain and wind Saturday as a storm system that battered Mexico moved across the state. Officials in Miami warned drivers about road conditions as many cars were stuck on flooded streets. “This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation. Traveling during these conditions is not recommended. … Read more

Florida storm: Tropical system moves off Florida shore toward Bahamas, leaves flooding behind

CNN — Heavy rains, strong winds and flooding hit South Florida Saturday, with up to 11 inches falling in some spots since Friday and cars stalled on streets in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The city of Miami warned Saturday afternoon several roads were not accessible. At least one beach was temporarily closed. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue … Read more

As South Florida gets soaked by a tropical system, officials warn of potential for flooding

CNN — Heavy rains, strong winds and flooding hits South Florida Saturday, with up to 11 inches falling in some spots since Friday and cars stalled on streets in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The city of Miami warned Saturday afternoon several roads were not accessible. At least one beach was temporarily closed. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue … Read more

Miami to see more flooding and rain as storm near Florida

South Florida is in for wet weather National Hurricane Center South Florida saw flooding rain overnight, with more wet weather expected Saturday due to a poorly organized disturbance that is continuing to trek towards the state’s west coast. Several Flash Flood warnings are now in effect for central and northern Miami-Dade and southern Broward, including … Read more

Miami to see more flooding and rain as storm near Florida

South Florida is in for wet weather National Hurricane Center South Florida saw flooding rain overnight, with more wet weather expected Saturday due to a poorly organized disturbance that is continuing to trek towards the state’s west coast. Several Flash Flood warnings are now in effect for central and northern Miami-Dade and southern Broward, including … Read more