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Posted on: December 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Update on Flood Conditions Due to Heavy Rains

Flooding Advisory photo of flooded street

Heavy rainfall overnight on Monday resulted in flooding in portions of Hollywood in the areas east of US-1 between Pembroke Road and Sheridan Street. Conditions have improved improving in these areas. While some standing water remains in the hardest hit areas, no streets or avenues are reported "impassable. 

In Hollywood, crews have been deployed again on Tuesday to assess the remain needs of the community. Owners of abandoned vehicles are being contacted, and vehicles are being removed in an effort to clear the remaining roadways, Public Works crews are working with WastePro to assist with collecting trash that was scattered by flood waters. Crews also continue to man the auxiliary pumps that remain deployed and the four permanent pumping stations in the Hollywood Lakes neighborhood remain operational. The Hollywood Police Department Patrol Division has resumed normal operations, however officers continue to ask motorists to avoid driving around any remaining barricades.

Due to the effects from the flooding, garbage and recycling collections in the impacted areas in east Hollywood were not completed on Monday. Residents are asked to retrieve their gray garbage carts and blue recycling carts and pick up any loose debris from their property. Any excess debris that does not fit inside the carts should be neatly stacked next to the carts for pickup. Regularly scheduled collections for the area east of Dixie Highway from Johnson Street to Pembroke Road will take place as normal on Thursday.

For those planning to head to Hollywood Beach, please call the Hollywood Beach Weather Line to hear the latest conditions. The Beach Weather Line is 954.921.3334.

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