Tag Archives: Tropical Storm Debby

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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Mosquitoes….pesky but important in nature

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

Swarms of mosquitoes are the latest hardship facing North Florida residents as they clean up after Tropical Storm Debby.  Now a mosquito spraying task force has been activated by the state to provide relief requested by several counties.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s [...]

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Live Oak still picking up the pieces after Debby

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

Weeks after Tropical Storm Debby hit, the city of Live Oak is still putting itself back together after a lot of standing water was left after the storm. City of Live Oak Mayor Garth Nobles says even though some things are getting back [...]

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Mosquito boom follows Debby flooding

By on July 11th, 2012 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Even in Gainesville, which missed the heaviest rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the standing water in retention ponds, woodland & swampy areas has led to a boom in the mosquito population.  WUFT-TV’s Liana Charles reports.

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Gainesville amps up battle against mosquitos

By on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

People in North Florida are warned to keep themselves protected as the mosquito populations continue to grow. The City of Gainesville Mosquito Control program is dealing with pools of standing water left after Tropical Storm Debby causing the mosquito population to [...]

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Suwannee County health officials concerned about tainted wells from flood water

By on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

As each day passes various disaster relief teams are able to move into areas most impacted by flooding issues from Tropical Storm Debby.  As flood waters recede many homes need material removed such as ruined dry wall and mud.  Meanwhile, many [...]

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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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Mosquitoes more trouble after tropical weather

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:56 pm

While the water from tropical storm Debby continues to drain out of North Central Florida, people may soon see a new problem from all of that wet weather.  WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports on increasing mosquito populations finding it easier to [...]

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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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