Sudden Downpour Causes Flash Flooding In Parts Of South Miami-Dade


AN HOUR. THIS IS CBS 4 NEWS AT 7:00. WE ARE ON THE STORM WATCH. CHOPPER FOUR LIVE OVER SOUTHWEST MIAMI DADE WHERE MANY STREETS HAVE FLOODWATERS. THE UNDERSTOODWATCH HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL STORM. THOSE AREAS SHOWING JUST HOW EXTENSIVE AND DABBLING. WE HAVE SEEN A LOT OF DRIVERS TRYING TO TAKE THE RISK OF MANEUVERINGMENT SOME MADE IT. SOME DID NOT. ONE DRIVER TRAVERSING THE FRONT LISTEN USLAWNS OF HOMES. CBS HAD IS IN KENDALL WITH A VIEW FROM THE GROUND. HANK? HOW ABOUT THAT GUY GOING THROUGH THE LAWN. I MEAN, THERE WAS A LOT OF THAT KIND OF STUFF GOING ON. IT WAS A HUGE. CAME DOWN RIGHT AFTER RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF RUSH HOUR. AND YOU CAN SEE BEHIND ME HERE, THERE WERE FLOODWATERS. IT OFFICE VERY GOOD DAY TO OWN A JACKED UP FOUR WHEEL DRIVE JEEP. LOTS OTHER EVER RAIN POUNDED THE AREA EAST AND WEST OF THE TURNSPIKE AROUND 122nd STREET. THE GROUND WAS ALREADY SATURATED WITH A SOLID COUPLE OF WEEKS OF EARLY AFTERNOON RAINS. THERE WAS A FLASH FLOOD WARNING THAT EXPIRED LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND THAT CALL WAS RIGHT ON. YOU AARRONWATER SURROUNDING HOMES AND BUSINESSES. IT BECAME A TRAFFIC NIGHTMARY. CARS STALLED. STREETS BACKED UP. THERE ARE A LOT OF CARS THAT ARE STUCK BACK THERE. A LOT OF PEOPLE THINKING THEY COULD GO THROUGH IT BUT THEY CAN’T. VENTLY MAKING IT TO THE NOT SO DRY SIDEWALK. AND THEN MIAMI BEING MIAMI. THIS DRIVER HEMMED — HRMED IN BY WATER TAKING THROUGH A REALLY NICE LAWN. THEY WON’T GO AWAY FOR YEARS. AND FINALLY, IS THERE GOOD NEWS? IF YOU ARE A TOW TRUCK DRIVER, IT IS A BONANZA WITH RAINY DAYS AND THURSDAY. DOWN FLOODED ROADS. UP MIAMI DADE POLICE GRABBED AHOLD OF THE SITUATION. LAST TIME WE WERE ON THE AIR, A LOT OF THESE STREETS YOU ARM ABSOLUTELY PACKED. NOW, ONLY A FEW CARS REMAYBE BUT THE TOW TRUCK DRIVERS ARE OUT IN FORCE. BACK LIVE, I WANT TO SHOW YOU RIGHT HERE. THIS IS RESEEDING. THERE IS GOING TO BE A PROBLEM THROUGH THE EKE. STREETS ARE GOING TO BE WET AND DIFFICULT TO GET TO.

1 thought on “Sudden Downpour Causes Flash Flooding In Parts Of South Miami-Dade

  1. It's US$50 Million to have the flooding stop for the whole state of Florida.

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