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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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Dignity Village Residents Lack Shelter From Summer Storms

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 4, 2015 at 10:27 am

Some residents at Dignity Village lack adequate shelter from summer storms. An evacuation plan that would transport Dignity Village residents is being drafted, according to the city manager’s office.

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Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency for Heavy Rain Event

By on April 30th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 26 counties, including Alachua County Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued flood or flash flood warnings in several counties throughout North Central Florida.

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New Chart Helps Predict Withlacoochee And Little River Floods

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 2:18 pm

A new flood chart will help residents along the Little and Withlacoochee River gauge how they could be affected by severe flooding in the future. Some city officials also believe the chart will be useful for Floridians farther south near the Suwannee River.

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Ocala Fire Rescue, Salvation Army collect winter clothing for homeless residents

By on January 15th, 2014 | Last updated: January 15, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Recent cold weather has posed challenges for homeless residents faced with the colder temperatures. In response, the Ocala Fire Rescue and the Salvation Army have organized a clothing drive that ends Thursday.

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Rain and Freeze Set Back Local Farmers

By on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:14 pm

As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.

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In The News: Latvala Raised $130K, SeaWorld’s Business Booms, Puerto Rico Quake Might Mean Tsunami, St. Augustine Digs Deep

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 11:05 am

Chris Latvala now at $130K raised for HD 65 race – SaintPetersBlog – Republican Chris Latvala brought in more than $130,000 in bid for seat surpassing all of his opponents in Florida House District 67 covering much of Northwest Pinellas […]

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Suwannee, Santa Fe Rivers Flooding Takes Toll On Riverside Structures

By and on September 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 10:29 am

Recent flooding of the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers, in part caused by heavy rainfall, have forced some tubing and canoeing businesses to shutter, residents to evacuate and caused damage to riverside properties.

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