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Levy County Flooding Leaves Some Areas Damaged

By on August 4th, 2015 | Last updated: August 4, 2015 at 6:25 pm

Flooding from heavy rains in Levy County has left both coastal and inland areas overrun with standing water. While normal summer weather patterns are expected to return later this week, a boil water notice was put into effect.

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Weekend Flooding Affects An Estimated 200 Homes

By and on August 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: August 4, 2015 at 11:57 am

Fifteen inches of rain fell over 48 hours throughout the weekend, said Maj. Scott Harden of the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office. According to Harden, 200 homes and 50 streets and roads have flooded.

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Flooding Forces Dixie County Residents From Homes

By on August 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: August 4, 2015 at 12:02 pm

Dixie County residents are being pushed out of their homes as flood waters rise after heavy rain in the past 24 hours. About 45 homes and 30 roads have been affected throughout the county.

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12 Missing After Flooding In Texas Sweeps Away Vacation Home

By on May 26th, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 2:28 pm

Severe weather continued to impact towns in Oklahoma and Texas over the holiday weekend. The tornadoes and floods have taken a toll on the surrounding communities, leaving residents to salvage their belongings left in the aftermath. The recent flood in Central Texas has left 12 missing along the Blanco River.

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Homeowners Frustrated By Increase In Flood Insurance Rates

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am

(Photo: Steve White/Flickr)
An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.

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April 22, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 4:28 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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While Isaac wreaks havoc on Louisiana, Live Oak residents still recovering from Debby

By on August 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm

      The town of Live Oak is breathing a sigh of relief this week as Hurricane Isaac headed west of Florida.  Live Oak is still picking up the pieces from a series of natural disasters this summer, including Tropical […]

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Officials warn Bradford County flood victims to be wary of scams

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

Across the state, many Floridians are turning to FEMA for help in recovering from Tropical Storm Debby’s damaging rain and resulting floods. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, residents may find that applying for private and federal assistance is almost […]

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Alligators on the move

By on July 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

Recent flooding and a rise in temperatures has alligators moving. A recent string of attacks within the last month has proven that. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FMs Liana Charles reports on the story of a Gainesville man who had a serious encounter with […]

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Flood waters recede and cleanup begins

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:34 am

It’s been more than a week since Tropical Storm Debby dropped more than 2 feet of rain in some places in North Central Florida. The storm caused major river flooding which closed several key highways and inundated many area homes.  Florida’s […]

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