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Flash Flooding Closes Florida Airport on Busy Travel Day.

Flash Flooding Closes Florida Airport  on Busy Travel Day.

Flash Flooding Closes Florida Airport  on Busy Travel Day-via

Fort Lauderdale International Airport was reopened on Monday  after after heavy rain blocked roads, which was closed for several hours during the busiest day of the year.with flights resuming as of 6:30 a.m. EST .
”Full has reopened, And resume flight operations delayed Roadway due to floods this morning’s,” the airport said in an update just before 6:30 a.m. ”The extra time allows other planned accordingly and contact your airline for the latest flight status.”

Before the flood on Saturday night, the Broward Airport said the 152 flights were delayed due to the storm, and eleven were canceled.

Flights at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach are running on time, according to the airport’s website. A tornado watch issued for most of South Florida has also been canceled for several counties, including Palm Beach.

Estimated rain totals in Palm Beach County are up to 6 inches in Boca Raton and up to 4 inches in West Palm Beach. Isolated showers are expected to continue through the morning, according to the National Weather Service in Miami. There could be another area of showers late this afternoon into early this evening as more moisture works its way east from the Gulf of Mexico.

Coastal South Florida, as well as much of the Peninsula north of Lake Okeechobee remain under a marginal threat for severe weather Monday - the lowest threat level on the Storm Prediction Center’s scale.

Rain chances in West Palm Beach today are about 20 percent, increasing to 40 percent tonight, but mostly sunny skies are forecast for Tuesday with a high of 73 degrees. Christmas morning will dawn with a low of 58 and a sunny high of 78.

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