Expects lots of flooding in low lying areas. Today marks the start of the first series of King Tides in South Florida which are expected to last until next Tuesday. Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis says they've taken all the preemptive strikes they can, like implementing stop valves and raising sea walls. He says you should prepare your property as much as possible and make sure your storm drains are not clogged. Miami Beach is offering free temporary parking for people living in a flood zone.