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Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 5 hurricane in October 2018 near Mexico Beach. | Mike Braun, WGCU Public Media
3 days ago

Florida utilities grapple with unpredictable storms

The increased intensity and unpredictability of hurricanes is making storm preparation more difficult — and expensive.…

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A home that came off its blocks sits partly submerged in a canal in Horseshoe Beach on Sept. 1, 2023, two days after the passage of Hurricane Idalia. | Rebecca Blackwell, AP
November 27, 2023

Hurricane season ends quietly, but recovery will take time

For a second consecutive season, Florida took a direct hit from a major storm: Hurricane Idalia. But the season could…

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A storm-damaged gas station is reflected in a puddle after Hurricane Idalia crossed the state on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2023, in Perry. | Sean Rayford, Getty Images
August 31, 2023

Hurricane Idalia’s aftermath: Over 250,000 without power

Despite widespread damage, only a handful of deaths have been linked to the hurricane, a sizable contrast to Hurricane Ian.…

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The Duval Schools administration building. | Claire Heddles, Jacksonville Today
August 30, 2023

Duval Schools will resume classes Friday

Duval Schools will remain closed Thursday. Clay County and St. Johns County schools plan to return to class.…

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August 30, 2023

Power outages spread across Jacksonville area

Although Hurricane Idalia was causing limited damage Wednesday in Northeast Florida, power outages were spreading across the region.…

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The St. Johns River splashes over the sea wall on River Road in San Marco on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023. | Dan Scanlan, WJCT News 89.9
August 30, 2023

Hurricane Idalia cuts a path through North Florida

Hurricane Idalia made landfall about 7:45 a.m Wednesday near Keaton Beach. Tropical storm winds were expected to hit Jacksonville later…