Soaking Pattern To Bring Heavy Rain, Street Flooding

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Heavy rain is expected across parts of South Florida through Wednesday.  By Sunday night, some locations around South Florida had already reported two-and-a-half inches of rain.

Flooding was reported in Miami, Miami Beach, Surfside, Miami Gardens, Virginia Key, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles Beach, Opa-locka, Miami Shores, North Bay Village, El Portal, Ojus, Little Haiti, downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Liberty City, Sun Life Stadium and West Little River.

The National Weather Service in Miami said the rainfall is not a result of Tropical Storm Bertha.  Instead, it is from a weak area of low pressure that has shifted westward across Florida.

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Some computer models project an additional one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half inches of rainfall. Localized flooding is a concern as the ground in many parts of South Florida is already saturated from summertime rain. Some locations could receive…

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