NWS: Dorian no longer tropical cyclone

Record rains soak South Fla. as storm season peaks

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Officials say Dorian is no longer a tropical cyclone after it regenerated into a tropical depression Saturday morning off the coast of Brevard County.

The 5 p.m. advisory had Dorian at winds of 30 mph with higher gusts.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the post-tropical cyclone is expected to dissipate early Sunday.

Rain chances are at 30 percent in Central Florida on Sunday and up to 50 percent on Monday.

Dorian had previously degenerated from a tropical storm last week. You can track Dorian's progress by clicking here.

Meanwhile, South Florida's water managers say heavy rains have saturated the region just as the Atlantic hurricane season enters its peak.

According to the South Florida Water Management District, the last four months have been the wettest April-through-July time period since 1932.

In a statement Friday, the chief of the district's water control operations bureau said, "South Florida is saturated, leaving very few places to move water as we work to keep the system prepared for the peak of hurricane season."

The district is a state agency and oversees flood control and Everglades restoration between Orlando and the Florida Keys. Officials say July's rainfall was above-average in all 16 of the district's counties.

Some of the heaviest rains fell over Lake Okeechobee, where the water level has risen to 15.86 feet.

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