Tag Archives: Tropical Storm Debby aftermath

Harvesting scallops a little harder because of storm

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Tropical Storm Debby might be gone, but it’s impact is still felt in many ways.  On Florida’s Gulf Coast, the storm has hindered scallop hunters’ ability to see the shellfish in the water since the storm dumped record rainfall that [...]

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One week after Debby, dozens still displaced

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2012 at 11:55 am

One week after Tropical Storm Debby left Florida, shelters are still open in Clay, Columbia and Suwannee counties.  Even when flood waters recede, some homes may be uninhabitable and residents may need long-term recovery assistance.  In this WUFT-TV report, Catherine [...]

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Recovery efforts in Pasco County get federal help

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Pasco County was so ravaged by Tropical Storm Debby, it caught the attention of President Barack Obama.  The county has been in recovery sinced the storm dumped a few inches of rain on the region.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith [...]

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Being careful with drinking water post-Debby

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Tropical Storm Debby may now be causing residents of Hernando County to second guess how safe their drinking water is. The flooding from the storm is causing dangerous particles to seep into the water wells of that area’s residents. Florida’s [...]

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Columbia County still drying out six days after Debby

By on July 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Six days after the rain from Tropical Storm Debby stopped, Columbia County is still left underwater in many areas. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo speaks to Columbia County’s Emergency Management Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell about the conditions and what [...]

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Rain from Debby creates mosquito breeding ground

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

North Central Floridians are still feeling the effects of what was then Tropical Storm Debby. As residents continue the clean up effort, they have to now keep an eye out for mosquitoes. These insects now have more places to lay their [...]

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Salvation Army sends out help to flood victims

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

The Salvation Army has deployed seven mobile kitchens to communities flooded by Tropical Storm Debby.  Disaster teams from Clay, Marion, Alachua and Citrus Counties as well as Jacksonville and Tallahassee among others are being assembled to begin helping residents affected [...]

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Environmental officials look for sinkholes in Debby’s wake

By and on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

Sinkholes are a natural and common geological feature for North Central Florida, but their numbers have quickly increased after heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports how and where these sinkholes are forming, and what people [...]

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Assessing insurance coverage after damage from Debby

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:53 am

At the beginning of each summer’s storm season, we’re often reminded of the dangers severe weather in Florida can bring.  For some Floridians, Tropical Storm Debby has caused damaging flooding and winds.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris  spoke with Department [...]

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