Heavy rain, storms cause flooding in SWFL

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Photo taken on Southwest 19th Street Santa Barbara Boulevard in Cape Coral. PC: Jolene Prettybear Maleigo

FORT MYERS, Fla. Heavy rain and storms caused localized flooding in parts of Southwest Florida Saturday, WINK meteorologist Brooke Silverang said.

Flood watches are in effect for Lee and Charlotte counties through Sunday evening, the National Weather Service said.

Widespread showers with occasional thunderstorms will be possible across the watch area, the National Weather Service said.

A flood advisory was in effect until 3:30 p.m. for western Collier County, the National Weather Service said. Locations that will experience minor flooding, especially in poor drainage areas, includes Naples, Marco Island, Golden Gate Estates, Naples Park and Belle Meade.

View an hourly forecast and weather radar here. 

WINK News reporter John Trierweiler was live on Santa Barbara Boulevard in Cape Coral:

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