First Day of School in Broward, Tragedy for one PBC School

first_imgA student from William T. Dwyer Community High School passed away yesterday following a medical emergency according to the Palm Beach School District.An email was sent to students and staff members at the school informing them of the tragedy at the Palm Beach Gardens school. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony says the new Real Time Crime Center allows deputies to monitor surveillance feeds in real time from over 200 schools and administration buildings. The technology was installed in January in response to the mass shooting last year at Stoneman Douglas High School. Students in Miami Dade County head back to school next Monday the 19th.And it is day three for Palm Beach county students where yesterday there was tragedy. Today is the first day of school for students in Broward county and BSO deputies have a new high-tech tool to keep them safe as they return to class today. last_img read more

Heavy Rain, Flooding Possible for South Florida

first_imgThe holiday weekend could be a wash out, as a large and disorganized system if storms settles on the region and into the first part of the week.Parts of our area could see a risk of heavy rain, along with flooding and possibly a few severe storms.Flood Watches have been posted for Miami-Dade, Broward, Collier and parts of Monroe counties through Monday evening.Forecasts call for some locations to see anywhere from one to three inches of rain, with some spots potentially getting over five inches of the wet stuff. On Sunday, we could see waves of showers and few thunderstorms, with daytime highs in the low 80s. Most parts of Palm Beach County will see around half an inch of rain.Monday will see an increase in heavy rain chances throughout the day, with some areas picking up one or two inches per hour. The flooding threat will also increase, and highs will be around 80. However, the most rain will fall Monday evening into Tuesday morning. The main threats with any severe storms then would be frequent lightning, strong wind gusts and an isolated tornado or waterspout.The rain and clouds will continue into Tuesday, before conditions begin to clear up on Wednesday. Highs will remain in the low-mid 80s, while lows will be in the mid 70s from Tuesday through Thursday.center_img Models predict that the heaviest rainfall will occur in Palm Beach County south through Miami-Dade County.Courtesy: WPTV NewsChannel 5last_img read more