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With Weather Extremes Projected For Jacksonville, Elected Officials Cool To Aggressive Climate Action

By Brendan Rivers & Ayurella Horn-Muller for Climate Central In September of 2017, flooding caused by Hurricane Irma destroyed the house that Tom Davitt was renting on Jacksonville’s Westside and wrecked tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of his uninsured possessions. “I rolled out of bed because I thought it was my alarm, and it was a tornado warning. And I stepped into a foot and a half of water,” the 56-year-old yacht broker said in February. “I’m basically starting all

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Live Updates: Hurricane Michael

The storm made landfall in the Florida Panhandle around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. as a strong Category 4 storm with sustained winds up to 155 mph, just 2 mph short of a Category 5 storm, the most powerful storm to hit the Panhandle in modern history.

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