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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Fort Lauderdale.

Use the Radar Maps link provided to understand the trajectory of a storm.

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued June 13 at 12:27PM EDT by NWS Melbourne FL

At 1226 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Buckhead Ridge, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Treasure Island, Okeechobee, Four Seasons Estates, Taylor Creek, and Okee Tantie Recreation Area.

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Area
Okeechobee; Inland Martin

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 13 at 12:22PM EDT until June 14 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Miami FL

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...Portions of southeast, southern, and southwest Florida, including the following areas, in southeast Florida, Coastal Broward County, Coastal Miami Dade County, Coastal Palm Beach County, Far South Miami-Dade County, Inland Broward County, Inland Miami-Dade County, Inland Palm Beach County, Metro Broward County, Metro Palm Beach County and Metropolitan Miami Dade. In southern Florida, Glades and Hendry. In southwest Florida, Coastal Collier County, Inland Collier County and Mainland Monroe. * WHEN...Through Friday evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Extensive street flooding and flooding of creeks and rivers are possible. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Rainfall amounts of 6 to 12 inches with isolated amounts up to 18 inches have fallen over South Florida since Tuesday morning. Additional rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are still forecast to fall over South Florida this evening evening with locally higher amounts over 10 inches possible. Additional amounts in the range of 2-4 inches could also be possible on Friday. These additional rainfall amounts will be capable of producing additional flooding on top of current flooding going across portions of South Florida. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Glades; Hendry; Inland Palm Beach County; Metro Palm Beach County; Coastal Collier County; Inland Collier County; Inland Broward County; Metro Broward County; Inland Miami-Dade County; Metropolitan Miami Dade; Mainland Monroe; Coastal Palm Beach County; Coastal Broward County; Coastal Miami Dade County; Far South Miami-Dade County

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued June 13 at 11:07AM EDT until June 13 at 2:15PM EDT by NWS Tampa Bay Ruskin FL

* WHAT...Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...A portion of southwest Florida, including the following counties, Charlotte and Lee. * WHEN...Until 215 PM EDT. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1107 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Punta Gorda, Lehigh Acres, East Dunbar, Palmona Park, Lochmoor Waterway Estates, Pine Manor, Villas, McGregor, Buckingham, Cypress Lake, Harlem Heights, Southwest Florida Airport, Olga, Iona, San Carlos Park, Three Oaks and Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores. - https://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Charlotte, FL; Lee, FL

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 13 at 4:02AM EDT until June 14 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS Key West FL

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...The Florida Keys. * WHEN...Through late tonight. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Multiple rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall are possible through Friday. Rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts possible. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Monroe Upper Keys; Monroe Middle Keys; Monroe Lower Keys

Rip Current Statement

Rip Current Statement issued June 13 at 3:16AM EDT until June 14 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected. * WHERE...Walton, Bay, Gulf, and Franklin county beaches. * WHEN...through late Thursday night. * IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

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Area
South Walton; Coastal Bay; Coastal Gulf; Coastal Franklin

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 12 at 3:20PM EDT until June 13 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Tampa Bay Ruskin FL

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...Portions of southwest and west central Florida, including the following areas, in southwest Florida, Coastal Charlotte, Coastal Lee, Inland Charlotte and Inland Lee. In west central Florida, Coastal Manatee, Coastal Sarasota, DeSoto, Hardee, Inland Manatee and Inland Sarasota. * WHEN...Through Thursday evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Storm drains and ditches may become clogged with debris. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - https://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Hardee; DeSoto; Coastal Manatee; Coastal Sarasota; Coastal Charlotte; Coastal Lee; Inland Manatee; Inland Sarasota; Inland Charlotte; Inland Lee
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