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AssistAlert: Severe Weather Forecast in South Florida

Assist Alert: Severe Weather Forecast in South Florida


Severe Weather Forecast in South Florida


Authorities have declared an emergency for southern Florida where severe weather is anticipated to persist through June 15th. Prolonged excessive rainfall is expected, with over 7 inches precipitation likely. Fort Lauderdale City and Miami-Dade County have declared local states of emergency. Flood watches and warnings are in effect across southern Florida.

Heavy rainfall has caused the cancellation of more than 320 flights at Miami International Airport (MIA) and over 280 flights at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). All southbound lanes on part of Interstate 95 in Broward County, from Oakland Park Boulevard to Griffin Road in Dania Beach, are closed due to flooding, with traffic being diverted. Brightline train services between Miami and Aventura and Tri-Rail services between Metrorail Transfer and Miami Central stations are suspended.


  • Monitor local media for weather-related updates and advisories.
  • Stay away from elevated streams, creeks, and other watercourses prone to flash flooding.
  • Exercise caution in elevated terrain due to the threat of landslides.
  • Prepare a three-day supply of provisions and emergency power sources.

Members are encouraged to contact Assist America if travel assistance is required.



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