Tag Archives: Tropical Storm Debby

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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North Florida road closing update

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

From  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 at a section of roadway between County Roads 240 […]

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No wake zone on Suwannee River

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

Water levels in north Florida rivers are still rising as rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby drains into rivers and tributaries.  WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has details on the latest river impacted–a stretch of the Suwannee River.  She talked with Florida Fish […]

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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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Latest road closings from Florida Department of Transportation

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

From Department of Transportation Public Information Office Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 north and south of […]

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Bradford county continues to recover

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Bradford County is one of many counties in North Florida still dealing with recovery efforts from the flooding left by Tropical Storm Debby.  This afternoon, county, state and federal officials will meet to talk about opening a disaster recovery center […]

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Alachua County declares a local state of emergency due to high water

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

Official Press Release: Due to unusually high water and local flooding caused by Tropical Stormed Debby’s heavy rainfall, Alachua County has issued a proclamation declaring a local state of emergency. View Proclamation The County has also activated the 311 Emergency […]

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Debby didn’t dump enough rain to end Florida’s drought

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

Residents in North Central Florida and the Panhandle are continuing cleanup efforts from all the rain dumped from what was Tropical Storm Debby.  Some parts of the state received up between 25 to 30 inchess of rain from the slow-moving […]

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Clay County damage assessment efforts begin

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

Official Press Release Initial reports from damage assessment crews lead county officials to believe the damage reports for flood waters associated with Tropical Storm Debby may exceed initial estimates. Crews assessed the following areas: Aquarius Concourse Arora Blvd. North Bellair […]

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