Published: Jun 03, 2014 11:59 AM EDT
Updated: Jun 03, 2014 4:24 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Along with the wind and storm surge a tropical system also brings a lot of rain.

While storm surge affects coastal communities, flooding can be catastrophic to residents well inland. Rainfall amounts are the highest in slow moving systems and some of the worst flooding doesn't come from hurricanes but from tropical depressions and tropical storms.