flood http://wlrn.org en Why Flooding Can't Be Prevented In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/why-flooding-cant-be-prevented-south-florida <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There's a reason flooding is always a possibility when it storms in South Florida.</span></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:35:57 +0000 Lisann Ramos 33165 at http://wlrn.org Why Flooding Can't Be Prevented In South Florida Two Dead As Flash Floods Hit Parts of Palm Beach County http://wlrn.org/post/two-dead-flash-floods-hit-parts-palm-beach-county <p></p><p>The flooding left behind by heavy overnight rainfall in parts of Palm Beach County is more than just a nuisance that closed schools and blocked roads.</p><p>Now, it has caused two deaths.</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/woman-in-critical-condition-after-pulled-from-car-/ncjFZ/" target="_blank">The Palm Beach Post </a></strong>reports that a 56-year-old woman drowned after accidently driving her car from a flooded street straight into a canal.&nbsp; A 90-year-old man died after he fell into a canal while out for a walk.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:10:43 +0000 Christine DiMattei 26292 at http://wlrn.org Two Dead As Flash Floods Hit Parts of Palm Beach County Climate Change Signs Abound, Locals Say http://wlrn.org/post/climate-change-signs-abound-locals-say <p>With its low-level waterfront communities, South Florida is particularly vulnerable to climate change.&nbsp;</p><p>But perhaps no area is more vulnerable than the Florida Keys.</p><p>James from Cudjoe Key tells us that a nature trail he has walked for 10 years is now regularly flooded, even at low tide.&nbsp; Here is a photo he sent us:</p><p>While much has been written about the danger to South Florida caused by rising water levels, Pamela from Miami points out that Miami should pay attention to its air:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 5527 at http://wlrn.org Climate Change Signs Abound, Locals Say