Sarasota County has closed the flooded portion of Beach Road from its intersection with Beach Way to Midnight Pass Road.
Earlier: The flood watch currently in effect for Sarasota County will last through the end of Wednesday Sept. 25, according to a 3:15 a.m. National Weather Service update.
Forecasters predict the heavy rain that plagued the start of the work week will continue with an 80% chance of precipitation today and tomorrow. New rainfall of three-quarters of an inch are possible for both days, according to the NWS.
One-half inch of rain has already fallen in Sarasota, according to Mote Marine Laboratory.
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Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.
Shoppers and residents were treated to some holiday harmonies by the Senior Friendship Centers’ group, the Second Wind Harmonica Players, in Downtown Sarasota.
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The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County teamed up to bring the anti-bullying event Rachel’s Challenge to Sarasota Dec. 3.