Monday, August 27, 2012

South Florida Storm Rainfall Totals

Overnight Rainfall
LABELLE, FL. -- The Southwest Florida Water Management District reports the rainfall average as Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the area was 3.5 inches during a 24-hour period that ended at 6:30 a.m. today.

4.5 inches was recorded in Port LaBelle.

The heaviest rain was concentrated in Palm Beach and Broward counties. An intense period of rain during a 3-hour span overnight Sunday and into early Monday morning left several local areas with up to 10 inches of rain and localized flooding.

Significant rainfall was recorded in the following areas:

· Wellington and the Acreage, Palm Beach County – 6 to 8 inches

· Canal Point near Lake Okeechobee - 9.50 inches

· Sunrise, Broward County – 6.39 inches

· Homestead, Miami-Dade County – 5.54 inches

· Eastern Caloosahatchee, Lee County – 2 to 3 inches

· Eastern Collier County – 3 inches

· South Golden Gate Estates , Collier County – 3.07 inches

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