Publication Date June 9, 2016

Heavy Rain Persists in Florida After Colin

United States
Deep Tropical Moisture after Tropical Storm Colin. Image: The Weather Channel

Heavy rainfall could cause flooding in the Florida peninsula through Thursday as deep tropical moisture remains well established over the southern half of the Sunshine State. A surface trough of low pressure is also playing a role in the potential for more downpours...

The ground is saturated in parts of Florida due to heavy rains in recent days, including from Tropical Storm Colin on Monday. Therefore, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for a small part of central and southwest Florida, including Fort Myers