Lake Worth warns residents about flood-prone areas

Hurricane Matthew and high tide aren’t a good combination.

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Lake Work city officials want residents to avoid these flood-prone areas:

  • 17th Avenue South:  South Lakeside Drive to Intracoastal Drive
  • 18th Avenue South:  South Lakeside Drive to Dead End East
  • North Federal Highway:  18th Avenue North to Wellesly Drive
  • West side of Lake Worth Bridge at Intracoastal
  • North Golfview & South Golfview:  2nd Avenue North to 3rd Avenue South
  • South Federal Highway:  8th Avenue South to 10th Avenue South
  • 16th Avenue North:  North Lakeside Drive to the East Dead End
  • Dixie Highway:  Lucerne Avenue to 2nd Avenue North
  • Dixie Highway:  2nd Avenue North to 4th Avenue North
  • North Golfview Drive:  7th Avenue North to 16th Avenue North

Upcoming high tides – on Friday at 12:19 a.m. and 12:57 p.m. and Saturday at 1:08 a.m. and 1:49 p.m. – could make flooding problems worse.

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