tidal flooding Tide Check Valves: A Remedy For St. Augustine’s Flooding Woes? By Brendan Rivers • Sep 12, 2019 Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News Listen Listening... / 1:26 Hear this story airing on 89.9 FM WJCT. When Hurricane Dorian skirted the east coast of Florida earlier this month, there was flooding throughout St. Augustine. But the South Davis Shores neighborhood was hit harder than anywhere else in the city. First Coast Connect: The Threat Of Sea Level Rising In Florida By Kelsey Oates • Jun 8, 2016 Allen Tilley, retired professor of the University of North Florida, believes government leaders aren’t doing enough long-term planning to prepare for the damages sea level rising can cause across the nation, but especially here in North Florida.