Severe weather is causing severe flooding and power outages across South Florida

North Miami, Florida. – Power outages were reported in Miami-Dade and Broward counties Thursday morning following severe weather on Wednesday.

Florida Power and Light reported more than 62,000 power outages in Miami-Dade and more than 24,000 outages in Broward, as of 5:19 a.m.

Video captured by Barbara Gascón shows heavy rain falling overnight along Sans Souci Boulevard in North Miami. He added that four transformers exploded and fell to the ground near the cars.

She was one of the people who lost power early Thursday morning.

Local 10 News reporter Alex Finnie was in the area of ​​Biscayne Boulevard and 125th Street in North Miami Thursday morning as a nearby shopping plaza remained underwater.

The water began to recede as the hours passed, but it was a slow process.

On Wednesday, flooding was reported from Opa-locka to Hialeah and everywhere in between.

Low-lying areas, such as Flamingo Park in Miami Beach, were flooded, and Biscayne Boulevard near Northeast 15th Street in downtown Miami looked like a pond.

In Broward County, flooding was also widespread.

Video captured by Maggie Tomes of Live Wire Electric shows heavy flooding behind the company in Oakland Park.

Flooding was also seen in Victoria Park in Fort Lauderdale, along with a tree falling on top of a house.

A tree falls on the roof of a house in Victoria Park in Fort Lauderdale. (dubbing)

Broward County Public Schools decided to close Thursday so maintenance workers can assess water leaks and safety on campus. Broward has also canceled public school activities, events, field trips, sporting events, meetings and evening before and after classes.

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Public schools remain open Thursday in Miami-Dade County. South Florida airports also remain open, although some cancellations and delays were reported Thursday.

Heavy flooding was also reported in the Florida Keys. Local Viewer #10, Emily Caldwell, sent us a cell phone video showing a flooded Key Largo street.

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