Tag Archives: Tropical Storm Debby

Many residents of Live Oak remain displaced because of flooding

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

The rain from Tropical Storm Debby is causing several rivers in North Central Florida rise putting residents out of their homes. The American Red Cross has opened more than a dozen shelters across Florida including one in Live Oak. The city was one of the hardest [...]

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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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Debby causes blood shortage

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

The flooding and storms from Tropical Storm Debby have left local blood supplies at emergency levels and supplies are expected to continue to drop. Life South Blood Center Director of Recruitment and Retention, Galen Unold says blood supplies are very low.  

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River levels continuing to rise in North Central and Northeast Florida

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

River Level Updates: Several rivers in North Central and Northeast Florida are rising from the recent rains of what was Tropical Storm Debby.  For up-to-date river level information from the Santa Fe River Water Management District, click on the link [...]

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List of road closings

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Road & Bridge Closures Update: 1 p.m. June 28, 2012  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.  Baker and Columbia County [...]

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Workforce job fair rescheduled

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

From Workforce Connection Workforce Connection’s Job Fair which was postponed due to the threat of Tropical Storm Debby has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 19. The job fair is open at no charge to anyone looking for work in Citrus, [...]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee [...]

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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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