A storm making its way to the Florida Keys late last week didn’t become a tropical storm, but it brought a heavy dose of rain and some gusty winds in certain sections of the Florida Keys.
Per the National Weather Service, several Upper Keys neighborhoods witnessed more than 10 inches of rain from potential tropical cyclone one from June 3 through June 4. Kahiki Drive on Plantation Key had the highest rainfall total, 11.12 inches, followed by Harry Harris Drive in Tavernier, 10.89 inches.
In the Middle Keys, Calle Ensenada saw 8.52 inches of rain followed by Sunset Grille, 8.04 inches. In the Lower Keys, Indies Road on Ramrod Key registered 6.25 inches.
As for wind, the National Weather Service reported the highest wind guests were at Sand Key Light, 59 mph, followed by Key West International Airport, 51 mph.
The storm eventually became Tropical Storm Alex on Sunday morning after it drenched the Keys and South Florida. As of Monday afternoon, Alex was located 220 miles northeast of Bermuda. A tropical storm warning was discontinued for Bermuda.