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Heavy storms cause damage and scary scenes across South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Thunderstorms roared through Broward and Miami-Dade counties on Thursday afternoon, bringing rain, wind and some damage.

Storms caused flooding in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood on Thursday.
Storms caused flooding in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood on Thursday. (Local 10 News Share)

Water gushed from a drain in Miami’s Edgewater neighborhood. The flooding damaged several parked cars. A man kayaked through the murky water. Some drivers got stuck in the flood.

The rain caused flooding in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood on Thursday afternoon.
The rain caused flooding in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood on Thursday afternoon. (Local 10 News Share)

A tree temporarily blocked a road in West Miami-Dade, and another tree crashed down on Chris Wintter’s parked Audi in Fort Lauderdale, creating a loud enough sound that it sent people running.

The wind swings a scaffolding with workers hanging from a building Thursday in in Sunny Isles Beach.
The wind swings a scaffolding with workers hanging from a building Thursday in in Sunny Isles Beach. (Local 10 News Share)

A pair of workers held on for dear life in a scaffolding that was swinging against a tall building in Sunny Isles Beach. Fences and screens collapsed and caved in flapping in the wind at homes in Hialeah.

Power lines have also gone down. Florida Power & Light says about 1,300 customers in Miami-Dade and almost 1,100 in Broward have lost power.

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