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The system that moved through South Florida brought heavy rain and flooding. 


System brought heavy rains, flooding; Sunny Sunday in the forecast

MIAMI - The storm that moved slowly through South Florida on Friday and Saturday brought heavy rain, flooding and enough wind to knock down a few trees in our area. 

At least one tree had fallen over a house in Pompano Beach displacing its residents. 

The system was slowly moving away from South Florida on Saturday afternoon as the forecast predicted a hot and sunny Sunday. 

Click here to read more.

By CBS Miami Team

Inaccessible roads in the City of Miami

By Mauricio Maldonado

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue hit streets to help residents affected by flooding

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has deployed its flood response assets in North Miami-Dade, where heavy localized flooding has made some streets inaccessible.

Officials said MDFR crews were assisting individuals that have been impacted by the flooding in their homes by relocating them to higher ground.

Individuals in Miami-Dade County can report flooding in their neighborhoods by contacting 3-1-1.

Click here to read more. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue high vehicle CBS4
By Mauricio Maldonado

Latest warnings and advisories

MIAMI - The Flash Flood Warning for Miami-Dade expired at 1 p.m., but a Flood Advisory for Miami-Dade and Broward has been extended until 2:45 p.m. 

A Flood Advisory is issued when flooding is not expected to be bad enough for a warning to be issued. 

Weather conditions in Miami  Rusty Pelican, Courtesy
By CBS Miami Team

When will the rain stop?

CBS4 News meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez and Austin Carter bring you the latest weather conditions as of noon Saturday. 

Click here to watch it. 

Saturday at noon weather forecast.  CBS4
By Mauricio Maldonado

Meanwhile, in Pompano Beach

POMPANO BEACH - CBS4 cameras caught a couple of paddleboarders in Pompano Beach Saturday morning practicing their craft on flooded streets. 

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A couple of paddleboarders took to flooded streets to practice their craft on Saturday morning.  CBS4
By CBS Miami Team

Tropical Storm Warnings Expire

MIAMI - Tropical Storm Warnings for Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe have expired.

A Tropical Storm Warning is issued by the National Hurricane Center when there are sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph or higher. 

Tropical Storm Warning is usually accompanied by storm surge, coastal flooding, and / or river flooding.

Rain continues across South Florida on Saturday. 

The wet weather is expected to taper off by the late afternoon and evening. 

Rain continues across South Florida.  CBS4
By CBS Miami Team

Report from Miami Beach

MIAMI - The conditions in Miami Beach were not dissimilar to other areas across South Florida. 

CBS4 anchor Kendis Gibson was in Miami Beach where he saw streets underwater. 

Click here to watch his report. 

Some streets in Miami Beach under water.  CBS4
By Mauricio Maldonado

Tropical Storm Warning

Miami - With the 11 a.m. Saturday advisory, the Tropical Storm Warning for the Florida Keys has been discontinued. 

The Warning continues to be in effect for Broward and Miami-Dade. 

The Flood Watch has also been discontinued for Monroe County. 

By CBS Miami Team

Live from downtown Miami

MIAMI - CBS4 reporter Deborah Souverain was in downtown Miami Saturday morning where she interviewed Captain Ignatius "Iggy" Carroll Jr., with the City of Miami Fire Rescue.

He talked about the conditions there. 

Click here to watch her report. 

Captain Ignatius "Iggy" Carroll Jr., with the City of Miami Fire Rescue talks about the conditions in downtown Miami.  CBS4
By Mauricio Maldonado

The situation in Brickell

MIAMI - Flooding reported overnight and into Saturday morning in the Brickell area, stalling several vehicles. 

Crews were working to remove those vehicles from the roadways. 

CBS4 reporter Bobeth Yates was in Brickell.

Click here to watch her report.  

Flooding reported in Brickell stalled several vehicles.  CBS4
By Mauricio Maldonado

Tree down in North Miami

NORTH MIAMI - CBS4 reporter Nicole Lauren spotted a tree down in North Miami on Saturday morning. 

Crews were on the scene removing it from the roadway. 

Click here to watch her report. 

A tree was down in North Miami on Saturday morning.  CBS4
By CBS Miami Team

Parts of Hallandale reported heavy flooding

HALLANDALE -- CBS4 reporter Nicole Lauren was in Hallandale Beach on Saturday morning where some streets were flooded. Her report captures a driver who needed help to move his stalled vehicle. 

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Our CBS4 cameras captured one vehicle that needed to be moved Saturday morning after having stalled.  CBS4
By Mauricio Maldonado

Some streets were flooded in downtown Miami

MIAMI - CBS reporter Deborah Souverain was in downtown Miami on Saturday morning where some streets were flooded. 

Click here to watch her report. 

Some streets were flooded in downtown Miami on Saturday morning.  CBS4
By CBS Miami Team

Flash Flood Warning extended

MIAMI - A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for parts of Broward and Miami-Dade until noon.

By CBS Miami Team

So, what is the weather going to look like Saturday?

CBS4's Austin Carter takes a look at what you can expect today: 

By Mauricio Maldonado

CBS4 Realtime Radar

Here is a look at your weather radar on Saturday morning CBS4
By CBS Miami Team

5-Day tropical outlook

Here is what the system is doing through Saturday morning.  CBS4
By CBS Miami Team

Flood Advisory extended

A flood advisory for much of South Florida has been extended until 11 a.m.

By CBS Miami Team

Drainage concerns in downtown Miami

Downtown Miami is undoubtedly prone to flooding. 

For example, 14th at Biscayne Blvd. is expected to have some issues as the rain intensifies throughout the night. 

The drainage concerns stem from rising water levels in the river and the bay feeding water back. Then there's the issue of trash clogging the pipes.

Water was roughly a little more than ankle-deep around 4 p.m. Friday.

Read the rest of Joe Gorchow's story.

By Joe Gorchow

Severe weather affecting South Florida's major airports

Miami International as of 10 p.m

  • 270 flights delayed
  • 83 flights canceled

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International as of 9 p.m. 

  • 228 flights delayed
  • 55 canceled
By Bryan Lopez

Hialeah neighborhood already dealing with major flooding

Hialeah neighborhood already dealing with major flooding 00:19
By Kevin Castaneda

Doral service cancellations due to storm

In preparation for the incoming storm, the following Doral service cancellations will be in effect for Saturday:

  • Doral Trolley Service
  • Doral Freebee Service
By Bryan Lopez

Weather impacting SAT exams scheduled for Saturday

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has announced there will be no SAT exams administered at district schools on Saturday because of the approaching storm.

The exams are being rescheduled for Saturday, June 18.

CBS News Miami reached out to Broward County Public Schools. The district released this statement:

"In coordination with the College Board, each school testing site had the option to continue with testing at its discretion. The College Board is communicating directly with registered students about any cancellations."

By CBS Miami Team

City of Miami activating its emergency operations center

Assistant Fire Chief and Emergency Manager Robert Hevia went on Twitter to discuss the safety measures in place to safeguard the city from the incoming tropical system.

By CBS Miami Team

Broward County closing all campgrounds Saturday because of tropical system

Broward is closing all county-run campgrounds on Saturday because of the fast-approaching storm in the Gulf.

Also closed to the public will be all rental halls, shelters, natural areas, marinas and water parks.

The closures extend to Deerfield Island because of the wind and flooding fears.

If you had a reservation booked, you're asked to call the respective park office to reschedule.

By CBS Miami Team

Sandbags distributed at several South Florida locations

Due to potential significant flooding from the tropical disturbance coming off the Yucatan Peninsula, several South Florida cities will be distributing sandbags to their residents on Friday. 

Residents collect sandbags ahead of a storm. CBS4

Here are the locations:

City of Miami -- will be distributing sandbags at the following locations, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Grapeland Park - 1550 NW 37th Ave and Little Haiti Soccer Park - 315 NE 62 Street. 

City of Fort Lauderdale -- 
will be distributing free sandbags at Mills Pond Park, 2201 NW 9th Ave, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Pembroke Pines -- will have a sandbag site open Friday, from 7 am to 4 pm at the Howard C. Forman Health Park, located at 1001 Poinciana Drive, and at the William B. Armstrong Dream Park, located at 1700 NW 160 Ave. for Pembroke Pines residents only to obtain free sandbags. Residents must show their Pembroke Pines driver's license or utility bill with their Pembroke Pines address. Residents can pick up a maximum of 6 sandbags per vehicle and must be prepared to "do-it-yourself" in filling the bags. The use of shovels will be provided. The site is open weather permitting, and while supplies last.

Pompano Beach -- From 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, at 1660 NE 10th Street (Across the street from Pompano Beach Airpark). The sandbags are free for Pompano Beach residents with a maximum of ten bags per household. Proof of residency will be required.

Sunny Isles Beach -- From 9 AM - noon. Sandbags will be distributed under the William Lehman Causeway, 19160 Collins Avenue. Residents must present a valid, City-issued Sunny Isles Beach Resident ID Card. Limit 6 sandbags per household.

Lauderhill -- A limited supply of bags and sand are available for free and will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis. This is a self-serve sandbag station. Proof of Lauderhill residency is required. Veterans Park is located at 7600 NW 50 Street, and Wolk Park is located at 1080 NW 42 Way. Sandbags will be from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm or until supplies last. Sand and bags will not be available on Saturday.

This list will be updated with more locations throughout the day, so check back often. 

By CBS Miami Team

Knee-high water floods streets of Havana

A tropical system collapsed the streets and avenues of Havana early on Friday, as heavy rains hit areas in western and central Cuba.

Locals were seen standing in streets with water covering their legs while pushing jammed cars and buses.

Click here to read the rest of the story.

By CBS Miami Team

Impending storm could affect Metrobus, Metrorail, Metromover & STS service

If you use public transportation in Miami-Dade County, here is what you need to know ahead of the impending storm heading our way.

Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works  

Miami-Dade officials said Friday that Miami-Dade Transit facilities & services, including Metrobus, Metrorail, Metromover & STS, will stop operations no less than 3 hours before the estimated arrival of sustained tropical-storm-force winds of 39MPH.

Click here for more details.  

By CBS Miami Team

All of South Florida under Tropical Storm Warning until further notice

A Tropical Storm Warning and Flood Watch are in effect for all of South Florida due to the disturbance we are tracking NE of the Yucatan Peninsula.

The flood watch is in effect through Sunday morning due to the potential for 4 to 8 inches of rain with isolated higher rainfall totals possible through Monday morning.

It has not been designated as a Tropical Depression or Tropical Storm yet because it does not yet have a closed well-defined low level center of circulation. But Hurricane Hunters found it does have tropical storm force winds.

The latest advisory is forecasting a little faster forward motion across the Florida peninsula late tonight and Saturday.

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By Lissette Gonzalez

Weather conditions force Zoo Miami to close Friday & Saturday


Zoo Miami officials said the zoo would be closed Friday and Saturday. 

The facility will remain closed "so that the staff can properly prepare the facility for the impending weather."

No word on whether the zoo would reopen on Sunday. 

By CBS Miami Team

Experts warn driving through flooded streets could cost you big money

Friday's overnight and morning rain led to some flooded streets and neighborhoods throughout South Florida. CBS4

With all the talk of flooding rains, now is a good time to remember the dangers the floods pose.  

You've likely heard the phrase turn around, don't drown. But it's more than that.  

Driving through flood waters can cost you big money.  

Click here for details. 

By Trish Christakis
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