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Cedar Key residents take Tropical Storm Debby in stride

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Cedar Key in Levy County is no stranger to tropical weather.  The community has had several bouts with strong storms through the years.  Chief of Police, Virgil Sandlin, talked with WUFT Meteorologist Jeff Huffman about the damage to the docks and his concerns for the area residents from Tropical Storm Debby.

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All the rain inundating Cedar Key gave area kids something to do Sunday afternoon.

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JaredHarrington of Cedar Key compared Tropical Storm Debby to past storms and says Debby hasn’t been all that impressive so far.  His main goal is to reach out to other residents in need during the storm.

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Another person wandering around the streets of Cedar Key on Sunday was a tourist from Groveland, Florida, Valerie Powers.

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About Jeff Huffman

Jeff is WUFT's chief meteorologist. Reach him by emailing jhuffman@wruf.com or calling 352-294-1506.

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