Portions of southwest Miami-Dade County that were drenched by weekend storms from what became Tropical Storm Alex are still dealing with flooding from storms that came across the area Monday and Tuesday.
NBC 6 viewer Jorge Mario Gomez sent video showing flooding Tuesday morning in Cutler Bay along Southwest 84th Avenue.
South Florida Water Management District reports monitors at Black Point Marina in Homestead have received over 7.5 inches of rain in the last 24 hours as of 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Homestead Air Reserve Base reported seven inches of rainfall while a monitor off Southwest 268th Street and Biscayne Bay reported over 6.5 inches of rainfall. Southwest 320th Street reported 6.34 inches while Leisure City reported 5.77 inches of rainfall.
In Cutler Bay, Mayor Tim Meerbott is asking residents to stay at home if they can while some areas have seen over 15 inches of rainfall since Saturday.
“We’ve been in touch with SFWMD to try and find ways we can get the water moved out of there as soon as possible," he said. "We’ve secured as many pumps as possible and the bottom line is that we really have to rely on gravity because we just can't move that much water with just pumps alone."
Forecasts have South Florida dealing with storm chances remaining high across the area for the remainder of the work week.