SFWMD Preparing Regional Flood Protection System for Hurricane Dorian
Aug. 28, 2019
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Hurricane Dorian may impact South Florida as early as this weekend, and t he South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)'s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is in the Enhanced Monitoring level. Today, the District continues collaborating with local drainage districts and municipalities, is preparing the regional flood protection system and is ready to fully activate its Emergency Operations Center. The District's preparations aim to protect communities from flooding and handle heavy rainfall from the storm.
SFWMD Meteorologists are predicting local maximum rainfall as high as 8-12 inches in the parts of the District over the weekend. SFWMD will continue to keep the public updated on its emergency operations and flood control efforts as Hurricane Dorian approaches.