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Levy County Prepares For Tropical Storm Michael’s Landfall

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Levy County this morning activated its public information lines and emergency management office as Tropical Storm Michael continues to grow in the Gulf of Mexico.

David Peaton, the deputy director of emergency management in Levy County, speaks about preparations and concerns in that coastal area:

Peaton went on to say the storm surge from Hurricane Hermine in 2016 was substantial, and a repeat of that is his biggest concern right now.

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