FORT LAUDERDALE --
High tide and storm surge related flooding continued Monday in portions of Fort Lauderdale. During the mid-morning hours, roadway flooding was reported along Las Olas Boulevard, east of the downtown area.
High water levels were also being reported along some downtown neighborhoods. The New River was lapping over its banks near the Cooley's Landing and Shady Banks areas.
The storm surge coupled with seasonal high tides created the perfect conditions for high waves and flooding in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
State Road A1A was closed Sunday morning and remained closed Monday from Bayshore Drive to Northeast 20th street because of flooding.
The process is a continuation from the weekend when large swells from the remnants of Hurricane Sandy crashed over the beaches along South Florida's coast, flooding roadways, shutting down streets and trapping people in their homes...
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