South Florida Weather for Thursday 6/13/2024 5AM

South Florida Weather for Thursday 6/13/2024 5AM


MIAMI – Days of rain have left a flood of bother in South Florida.

On Wednesday, Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for Broward, Collier, Lee, Miami-Dade and Sarasota counties. Earlier within the day, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, and Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis additionally declared states of emergency, together with the cities of Dania Beach and Sunny Isles Beach. In Dania Beach, there have been at the least 40 rescues performed by police and hearth crews.

On Thursday, all Broward County public colleges are closed for summer time periods. Also closed are county courts, U.S. district courts, and Dania Beach’s metropolis corridor. The metropolis’s Clerk’s Office stays open for election-related enterprise.

Broward College can be open and lessons can be held as typical. 

The metropolis of Miami has introduced that every one metropolis companies on the Miami River Center, City Hall, parks, summer time camps, and strong waste assortment are suspended on Thursday.

Miami-Dade public colleges can be open for the summer time session.

Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay campus and the campus at I-75 are closed attributable to flooding. Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center can be closed Thursday attributable to flooding.

Due to flooding situations on sections of the railroad, Tri-Rail service between Metrorail Transfer and MiamiCentral stations stays suspended Thursday morning. Passengers are suggested to make use of the Metrorail system.

Brightline service between Miami and Fort Lauderdale has been suspended attributable to flooding. Northbound trains from Miami and Aventura are suspended. Fort Lauderdale would be the closing vacation spot for southbound trains.

Early Thursday morning, crews in northeastern Miami-Dade rescued drivers whose automobiles had gotten caught in flood waters. 

Crews in northeastern Miami-Dade rescued drivers from automobiles in flood waters


Miami residents in want of sandbags can choose them up beginning at 10 a.m. at Douglas Park at 2755 SW thirty seventh Avenue. It’s restricted to 5 luggage per resident they usually should present proof of residency. They can be out there till the availability runs out.

Sandbags can be out there at 11 a.m. at North Miami’s public works facility at 1855 NE 142nd Street. Opa-locka can be distributing sandbags from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at their public works division at 12950 NW forty second Avenue.

Several South Florida cities have obtained greater than 15 inches of rain within the final two days.

North Miami has obtained greater than 20 inches, Hallandale Beach and Hollywood have obtained greater than 19 inches, Davie has gotten practically 18 inches, Dania Beach 10 inches, and Plantation practically 9 inches.

Drenching rain turned Aventura roads into ponds


In Northeast Miami-Dade, a person who lives off 223rd Avenue and NE 191st Street stated he needed to wade via waist-deep water to get to his residence.

“It’s proper the place the doorway to the place my condominium is. The water was as much as right here (motioning to his hips). I’m not kidding you. And there are a few automobiles stranded by the doorway. I’m freaking out as a result of yesterday I used to be like how do I get round right here, that is loopy, I do not know the way lengthy that is going to occurring for,” he stated. 

In Hollywood, greater than a dozen automobiles stalled out in knee-deep flood water on N 14th Ave. A pump on the road was unable to maintain up with the rain. 

Some Hollywood neighborhoods woke to knee deep water from Wednesday’s heavy rain


A flood warning is in impact for a lot of Miami-Dade and Broward via 8 a.m. Thursday. A flood watch is in impact via Friday at 8 p.m.

Some places that may expertise flooding embrace Miami, Hialeah, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar, Pompano Beach, Davie, Miami Beach, Plantation, Sunrise, Tamarac, Margate, Coral Gables, Key Biscayne, South Miami, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Surfside, Miami Gardens and Hallandale Beach, based on the National Weather Service.

The moist, stormy climate sample will maintain in South Florida via the top of the work week, forecasters say, with the tropical moisture dissipating barely by the weekend. That will depart the area a bit drier, however there’ll nonetheless be an opportunity for storms, however not practically as widespread.