‘Bring It On Hermine’: Road to Cedar Key Shut As Hurricane Makes Landfall


The Florida Highway Patrol later Friday morning will be checking State Road 24 in and out of Cedar Key to make sure the road is free from flooding problems and is safe for drivers.

It was closed about 8 p.m. Thursday night, but not before WUFT News was able to get into the Levy County community and meeting with an intriguing shop owner who was preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Hermine.

Speaking just before dawn Friday morning, Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum said more than 30 buildings were damaged in Cedar Key. Hear below everything he knew as of 5 a.m.

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