Flooding issues impacting several areas of South Florida
Potential Tropical Cyclone One has been bringing torrential downpours to South Florida.
Drivers have been facing extreme conditions in parts of Miami-Dade County.
Several cars throughout downtown Miami were left behind by their owners after they stalled while driving through the flood waters.
Causing problems was the flooding at night, which made it difficult for drivers to assess the depth of the water.
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Near Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 11th Street, a red Ford Mustang sat submerged beyond its tires.
In the Brickell and Edgewater areas of Miami, Local 10 News crews spotted multiple cars that were stalled and stuck in flood waters.
Watch Local 10 News’ Trent Kelly’s 7:30 a.m. report:
Several cars around Downtown Miami were left behind by their owners after they stalled while driving through the deceiving flood waters.
In the area of Sunset Harbour, however, there was no flooding. New construction projects to raise the roads appeared to be working.
Elsewhere in Miami Beach was a different story.
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The Prairie Avenue area along the east side of the Miami Beach Golf Club was flooded, as were several surrounding streets.
Heavy rain is expected to continue impacting South Florida throughout Saturday. Drivers are advised not to drive through water and to be aware of flooded streets.
Further north in Broward County, flooding issues were causing problems for drivers and residents alike.
In Hollywood, high water rescue vehicles have been seen driving around to assess street flooding and to help residents in need.
The city told Local 10 News’ Andrea Martinez that all water pumps had been turned on in order to mitigate flooding.