Lauderhill residents said water rose 3 feet in some areas of the city. Author Budau, a longtime resident, said his house nearly got flooded He told NBC 6 he partially opened a storm drain to help the water clear.
Chuck Lanza, the Broward County EOC Director, was inspecting damage Monday alongside stranded cars and canoers. He told NBC 6 South Florida that 13 inches of rain fell on the area but that water had not yet flooded houses. Marvin Lee, a Lauderhill resident since 1996, said the area "flooded out" in a matter of three hours.
As of 7:40 a.m., 595 flights had been cancelled at MIA, including 265 inbound flights and 239 outbound flights. A majority of the flights are American Airlines and American Eagle, according to the Miami-Dade Aviation Department.
As Tropical Storm Isaac continues to affect South Florida, find out what's open and what's closed because of the storm.
Public schools in Miami-Dade County will be closed Monday and will re-open for class Tuesday
Scheck Hillel Community School will re-open Tuesday, all evening events will be held as originally scheduled
Florida Memorial University will re-open Tuesday at 8 a.m.
Metrobus, Metrorail and Metromover are all running on their normal schedules again
Miami-Dade's Special Transportation Service (STS) is fully operational
All Miami-Dade County Health Department offices and clinics will be closed Monday
Community Health of South Florida said that nearly all of its health centers in Miami-Dade County and Marathon will be closed on Monday. The exception is the Doris Ison Health Center at 10300 SW 216th St., which will offer urgent care, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory and walk-in services, and its crisis stabilization unit.
Miami-Dade County Animal Services will be closed Sunday and Monday and is not receiving any dogs or cats at the shelter effective immediately and until further notice in preparation of Isaac
Florida International University will close at 7 p.m. and remain closed Sunday and Monday
Ransom Everglades School, Belen Jesuit, Miami Country Day School, Colonial Christian School, Alexander Montessori School, Cattoira Montessori School, Scheck Hillel Community School, Pinewood Acres School and Bridgepoint Academy Charter School and Bridgepoint Preparatory Private School will close Monday
All Lincoln-Marti school and child care campuses will be closed Monday
Jungle Island will be open Monday from 10am to 5pm
Miami-Dade College Continuing Education classes will re-open Tuesday at 6 a.m.
All Archdiocesan Schools are closed Monday
Port of Miami is open and operational
Miami-Dade County offices and courthouses will re-open for business Tuesday
U.S. District Court in Miami will re-open Tuesday
Inmate visitation in Miami-Dade closed Sunday and Monday
Miami-Dade County marinas are open
Larry and Penny Thompson Park (campground) will remain open
Miami-Dade Parks facility closures will be updated as necessary as Tropical Storm Isaac conditions change
University of Miami will close at 7 p.m. Saturday and remain closed Sunday and Monday
Miami-Dade College will close Monday
Barry University's main campus in Miami Shores and off-campus sites in Miami-Dade, Broward, Collier, Lee, Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties will be closed Sunday and Monday
Miami International Airport will remain open but may have flight cancellations
Lehrman Community Day School is closed on Monday
Publix in Miami-Dade will resume normal business hours through Monday
Miami Beach municipal offices and services resume normal operations Tuesday but Flamingo Park Pool, Flamingo Park Tennis Center and Normandy Shores Golf Club will remain closed
Miami Beach Golf Club may reopen Tuesday if conditions approve
Aventura Mall is opening at noon Sunday under regular hours
Miami Lakes Town Hall will open at 1 p.m. on Monday
Jewish Community Services of South Florida will be closed Monday
Aventura Hospital is open and operating
University of Miami non-essential operations on the Coral Gables campus will be closed Monday, Miller School of Medicine non-essential and clinical activities are cancelled Sunday and Monday
North Bay Village CIty Hall closed on Monday
Jackson Health System hospitals and emergency rooms are operating and open.
The Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department will resume normal operations on Monday. Workers will begin to open drawbridges at 7 a.m. The openings will begin from the mouth of the Miami River, starting with the Miami Avenue Bridge to the west and finishing at the Tamiami Swing Bridge at Delaware Boulevard. Curbside garbage pickup and recycling collection will be provided as usual on Monday, and residents should place their carts at the curb by 7 a.m.
Miami Beach beaches will re-open on Monday, lifeguards on duty
Broward County Public Schools and district offices will re-open Tuesday
Two special needs shelters will open at 3 p.m. for residents with medical conditions or disabilities. Residents pre-registered for the shelters will be contacted and given specific locations. For additional information call (954) 831-4000.
The City of Lauderhill will be offering free sand bags to residents at the Lauderhill Sports Park until 9 p.m. Monday
Broward County will also open homeless shelters and buses were picking up people at designated locations. They are the Broward Outreach Center at 2056 Scott Street in Hollywood, Pompano Beach City Hall on Atlantic Boulevard and First Avenue and at the Salvation Army Lodge at 1445 West Broward Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale
Broward County Transit will operate on Monday
County government agencies, including parks and libraries, will be open on Monday
All Archdiocesan Schools are closed Monday
All Broward County federal courthouses will re-open Tuesday
American Heritage and American Academy of Plantation, Congregation Kol Tikvah & the ECC is closed Monday
Montessori Academy of Broward will be closed Monday
Harvard Academy in Sunrise will be closed Monday
Atlantic Montessori Charter School in Pembroke Pines closed on Monday
Chesterbrook Academy Preschool locations in Broward and the Paladin Academy school in Pembroke Pines will be closed Monday
Keiser University's Fort Lauderdale and Graduate School campuses will be closed Monday for day and evening classes
Knox Theological Seminary will be closed for daytime classes Monday with evening classes as scheduled
Tauber Academy at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center is closed Monday
Beth Emet Elementary School in Cooper City is closed Monday
Publix stores in Broward will resume normal business hours through Monday
Jose Maria Vargas University will be closed Monday
American InterContinental University will be closed on Monday
Department of Children and Families offices will be closed on Monday
DeVry University and Chamberlain College of Nursing will be closed on Monday, operations resume on Tuesday
The Sawgrass Expressway southbound entrance and exit ramps at Atlantic Boulevard and Oakland Park Boulevard were closed Monday afternoon due to rising flood waters
Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, according to school district police
All Palm Beach County federal courthouses will remain closed Tuesday
Key West International Airport and Marathon Airport will close at 7 p.m. and re-open when the tropical storm winds subside
Florida Keys Community College will re-open Tuesday at all college locations, Lagoon Landing re-opened Monday
The Port of Key West was closed Monday until further notice
Beginning at 2 p.m., shelters will open at Key West High School, Sugarloaf School, Coral Shores High School in Plantation Key and Stanley Switlik School in Marathon, officials said. Mobile home residents, people who live on boats and in low lying areas are directed to seek shelter
The Snake Creek Bridge will be locked in the down position as of 3 p.m. Saturday
Monroe County's public schools will be closed Monday and Tuesday
Monroe County's government offices, sheriff administrative offices and the courthouses will be closed Monday and Tuesday
United States District Court in Key West is closed Monday and Tuesday
All Archdiocesan Schools are closed Monday
Mary Immaculate, Star of the Sea School in Key West will close Monday
County and municipal garbage pickups are cancelled Monday
All Keys hospitals are open and fire/rescue and law enforcement services are operating at this time. Hospitals are to remain operational during and after the storm, but county fire rescue units evaluate their ability to respond when winds reach gale force, according to Monroe County Fire Rescue Chief Jim Callahan.
Trains 91 (Silver Star/New York to Miami) will terminate travel in Orlando with no alternate transportation for Saturday through Monday
Train 97 (Silver Meteor/New York to Miami) will terminate travel in Orlando with no alternate transportation Saturday through Monday
Train 92 (Silver Star/Miami to Jacksonville) will originate in Orlando with no alternate transportation between Miami and Orlando for Sunday through Monday
Train 98 (Silver Meteor/Miami to Jacksonville) will originate in Orlando with no alternate transportation between Miami and Orlando for Sunday through Monday
Amtrak's connecting bus service between Orlando and Fort Myers has been cancelled for Sunday and Monday
Carnival Valor’s scheduled six-day cruise will now operate as a five-day cruise departing Aug. 27, visiting Grand Cayman and Montego Bay (the scheduled call in Key West has been cancelled). Departure time for the Aug. 27 cruise is expected to be at 8 pm. Guests who opt to sail on this voyage will receive a one-day pro-rated refund of their cruise fare and a $50 per person shipboard credit. Guests also have the option of cancelling and receiving a full refund or a future cruise credit equal to the amount of their cruise fare.
Carnival Imagination is currently sailing on a three-day cruise that departed on Friday and will remain at sea until the port re-opens. Embarkation for the Carnival Imagination’s four-day cruise on Monday is expected to begin at 4 p.m. and the voyage is scheduled to depart at 7:30 p.m.
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