Weather

Dixie County Residents Left With Little Flooding Relief

Dixie County residents are frustrated with monthslong recovery efforts and are left wondering when their homes will be drained from floods that hit them over the summer. After Tropical Storm Elsa and heavy rainstorms hit Dixie County in July, 40-year-old Robert Rinard and his wife, Diane, evacuated their flooded old …

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Multiple Systems In Atlantic After Ida, But No New Florida Threats

Hurricane Ida

Ida weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning in southern Mississippi, and outer bands from the former major hurricane are forecast to spread across the Florida Panhandle Monday posing a tornado and flash flood risk. Four other systems in the tropical Atlantic basin were being monitored by the National Hurricane Center, but none of them are likely to be a threat to Florida in the next five to seven days.

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Photos: Low-Lying Streets In Gainesville Experience Flooding

A Gainesville Police Department service technician overlooks Northwest Fourth Boulevard Wednesday afternoon. Two vehicles were left stranded after their drivers tried to navigate the flooded street. (Walter Harwood/WUFT News)An abandoned Toyota RAV-4 on Northwest Fourth Boulevard in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon. A Gainesville Police Service Technician at the scene stated this …

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