SFWMD Continues Preparing Regional Flood Control System for Forecasted Rainfall from Tropical Storm Dorian
Aug. 27, 2019
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - With the National Weather Service forecasting that Tropical Storm Dorian may impact South Florida over this weekend, t he South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is continually monitoring the storm preparing the regional flood protection system to protect communities from flooding and handle possible heavy local rainfall from the tropical disturbance.
SFWMD Meteorologists are predicting local maximum rainfall as high as 6-8 inches in some areas over the weekend. SFWMD will continue to keep the public updated on its emergency operations and flood control efforts as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches.