Tropical Storm Beryl moved into Florida early morning on Memorial Day, causing Gov. Rick Scott to warn residents to “stay alert and aware.” The storm brought with it heavy rains and winds that neared hurricane strength, approaching 70 miles per hour. Rain was expected to continue in Florida and Georgia through Monday and slack off into Tuesday as the storm edges out over the Atlantic. Tropical-storm warnings were in effect Monday for areas along the Florida coast, complicating traffic for holiday travelers as events were canceled due to the inclement weather.
Read it at The Associated Press