Metropolitan Miami Dade Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:32 AM EDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of South Florida, including the following areas,
coastal Broward, coastal Collier, coastal Miami-Dade, coastal
Palm Beach, far South Miami-Dade, Glades, Hendry, inland
Broward, inland Collier, inland Miami-Dade, inland Palm Beach,
Mainland Monroe, Metro Broward, Metro Miami-Dade, and Metro
Palm Beach.

* Through this evening

* widespread 3 to 6 inches of rainfall are expected due to deep
tropical moisture streaming northward across South Florida.
Locally much higher amounts are possible. Rainfall of this
magnitude may lead to flooding.

* Grounds are becoming increasingly saturated from significant
rainfall this weekend, and additional rainfall will only
aggravate the situation. Flooding of canals, streets, and
underpasses, as well as other drainage areas and low-lying spots
can be expected. The hardest hit areas may see water intruding
on vulnerable structures and causing impassable travel lanes and
roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:32 AM EDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of South Florida, including the following areas,
coastal Broward, coastal Collier, coastal Miami-Dade, coastal
Palm Beach, far South Miami-Dade, Glades, Hendry, inland
Broward, inland Collier, inland Miami-Dade, inland Palm Beach,
Mainland Monroe, Metro Broward, Metro Miami-Dade, and Metro
Palm Beach.

* Through this evening

* widespread 3 to 6 inches of rainfall are expected due to deep
tropical moisture streaming northward across South Florida.
Locally much higher amounts are possible. Rainfall of this
magnitude may lead to flooding.

* Grounds are becoming increasingly saturated from significant
rainfall this weekend, and additional rainfall will only
aggravate the situation. Flooding of canals, streets, and
underpasses, as well as other drainage areas and low-lying spots
can be expected. The hardest hit areas may see water intruding
on vulnerable structures and causing impassable travel lanes and
roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.