Levy County officials are at a level two status as Tropical Storm Debby continues to churn in the Gulf of Mexico. The county remains under not only a tornado and flood watch, but a tropical storm warning and a coastal flood warning. Donna Green-Townsend talked with the Director of the Emergency Management office for Levy County, Mark Johnson, about his expectations for the coming days as Tropical Storm Debby slowly begins to move:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPMarkJohnsonQAforTues.mp3]
Areas along NW 98th Street and other nearby neighborhoods dealt with flooding from Irma last month. However, this isn’t a new issue. There have been many other instances of flooding. One of the major ones was in 2004 when multiple hurricanes impacted Gainesville. After Irma hit, Meadowbrook residents spoke with the Meadowbrook Homeowner’s Association board about forming a steering committee to talk about the flooding problems in the area.