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Flood Warning Issued as Heavy Downpours Drench South Florida

Nearly 10 inches of rain has fallen in parts of the South Florida region since Sunday

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Severe weather continued Tuesday, with scattered thunderstorms, lightning and even heavy downpours that dumped a ton of rain and majorly flooded streets in parts of South Florida.

A flood warning was issued for parts of Miami-Dade County and Broward County until midnight. The National Weather Service reported that rainfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches fell over these areas.

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Severe weather came down in South Florida on Memorial Day, with heavy downpours that set off major street flooding and even a tornado warning for parts of the region.

A tornado warning was issued until 9:30 p.m. Monday for parts of Broward County, including Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar, Davie and Hallandale. A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Royal Palm Ranches and was moving east, according to the National Weather Service.

Roads turned into rivers and drivers were stranded in waterlogged streets as heavy downpours triggered areal flooding from Broward to Miami-Dade.

A flash flood warning was issued Monday for parts of Miami-Dade including Miami, Miami Beach and North Miami. A second flash flood warning was issued for Broward County.

A severe thunderstorm warning was also issued Monday in Miami-Dade and Broward, including parts of Hollywood, Hallandale Beach, Aventura and North Miami Beach.

Heavy rain triggered street flooding in Miami-Dade County. NBC 6's Amanda Plasencia reports.

Meanwhile, an EF1 tornado hit near Zoo Miami in the early hours of Monday around 1:30 a.m., causing some damaged trees in the area. The tornado formed near Southwest 200th Street just east of Krome Avenue and continued northwest to Southwest 197th Avenue and Southeast 156th Street. Several campers were tipped over at the Miami Everglades RV Resort

Rain chances remain quite high into Tuesday but will drop Wednesday with just a few storms expected by late week and into the weekend. Highs will be in the upper 80s and into the 90s.

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