Heavy rains in South Florida swamp roads, spur urban flood advisory

04/15/2013 12:31 PM

04/15/2013 1:06 PM

South Florida is under an urban flood advisory as heavy rains cover the region. The advisory is in effect until 2:15 p.m. Monday.

Flood-prone areas, including Northeast Miami-Dade and Miami Beach, should take note, according to the National Weather Service.

At noon Monday, three to four inches have been recorded along I-195 and two to three inches in Miami Beach. Storms are redeveloping over Biscayne Bay, with the possibility of more rain in Miami Beach.

Streets are flooded near at I-395 at the Biscayne Boulevard exit in downtown Miami near the Arsht Center.

Forecasters expect thunderstorms all afternoon and into the evening. A few could become severe, with gust 40-60 mph, quarter-sized hail, heavy rainfall and street flooding.

Tuesday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies.

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