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Cedar Key residents take Tropical Storm Debby in stride

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Cedar Key in Levy County is no stranger to tropical weather.  The community has had several bouts with strong storms through the years.  Chief of Police, Virgil Sandlin, talked with WUFT Meteorologist Jeff Huffman about the damage to the docks and his concerns for the area residents from Tropical Storm Debby.

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All the rain inundating Cedar Key gave area kids something to do Sunday afternoon.

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JaredHarrington of Cedar Key compared Tropical Storm Debby to past storms and says Debby hasn’t been all that impressive so far.  His main goal is to reach out to other residents in need during the storm.

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Another person wandering around the streets of Cedar Key on Sunday was a tourist from Groveland, Florida, Valerie Powers.

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Scene from Cedar Key Sunday afternoon

Tropical storm force winds in Cedar Key on Sunday afternoon

Waves washed ashore Cedar Key in Levy County Sunday afternoon

Streets of Cedar Key Sunday afternoon.

Road closures in Cedar Key Sunday afternoon with Tropical Storm Debby offshore

About Blake Alderman

Blake is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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