Authorities warn of possible flooding as South Florida gets wet by a tropical system

City of Miami Warned Many roads were impassable on Saturday afternoon. At least A beach Temporarily closed.
Miami-Date Fire Rescue Officials warned Over the weekend the risk of flooding is “high” across the district, especially in low-lying and poorly drained areas, urging residents not to try to walk or run on flooded water.
National Weather Service (NWS) Said The storm system’s heavy rain bands moved into the ocean in the afternoon, but some isolated showers warned of possible continued local flooding.

Earlier, the NWS office in Miami reported 6 to 11 inches of rain in some areas.

A flood surveillance was in effect in southern Florida on Saturday afternoon and covered parts of the Broward, Miami-Tate and Palm Beach counties.

One of the possible tropical cycles Saturday evening was poorly organized as we sailed to the Atlantic Ocean. 2pm ET, National Hurricane Center Had the center The storm was about 15 miles southwest of Fort Pierce, Florida.
A tropical storm warning is in effect on the east coast of Florida, south of the Volcia / Broward County line, up to the Jupiter Inlet. Center.

Tropical storm monitoring was also in place in the northwestern Bahamas.

Before crossing Florida on Saturday, the NHC said the hurricane was unlikely to be the first named hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season.

“The hurricane is expected to turn into a tropical storm off the east coast of Florida (Saturday night), and the system is forecast to strengthen somewhat from Monday to Monday as it moves farther from Florida over the West Atlantic,” the NHC said.

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Some places can see up to 15 inches by the end of Saturday; It was 11 inches in Miami at 9 a.m., the NHC added, adding that “significant flash and urban flooding is expected throughout the area.”

“Over the past few hours, the weather station at Fowie Rocks, near Miami, Florida, was blowing at 46 mph and 56 mph,” the NHC said.

People fill bundles of sand as they prepare their homes for the expected arrival of a tropical storm on Friday in Fla, Pembroke Pines.

Tropical storm conditions are possible if there is a tropical storm warning.

Flightware data shows that airlines canceled 841 flights on Friday amid several storm systems.

U.S. airlines have warned that disruptions at Florida airports could last until the weekend.

CNN’s Jean Norman and Greg Wallace contributed to the report.

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