Hurricane Michael causing flooding at Blind Pass on Sanibel. Courtesy: Jason Maughn.

Winds from Hurricane Michael causing flooding along SWFL coast

Hurricane Michael is causing flooding on Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Tuesday afternoon.

High tide is expected around 2:15 p.m. in most areas, so waters could continue to rise for a short time.

Hurricane Michael is passing to the west of Lee County on a forecast track toward the Florida Panhandle with 120 mph sustained winds.

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WINK News reporter Oliver Redsten was live with flooding coverage on Fort Myers Beach:

WINK News meteorologist Brooke Silverang was live on Sanibel where areas like Blind Pass experienced some flooding at high tide:

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If you drive a car, you’re not getting off Fort Myers Beach for a while. Streets are flooded with stormsurge.

Posted by Channing Frampton WINK on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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