State Of Emergency Declared For Parts Of Florida As Tropical Storm Batters Coast
Tropical Storm Emily has officially touched down off the coast of Florida, just west of Bradenton. Since this morning, the Governor has declared a state of emergency for 31 counties in both central and southern parts of the state. Developing seemingly overnight, this storm has brought with it heavy rain and intense winds. Here’s more on this storm and where it’s predicted to go next:
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This brief video gives an idea of just how strong the winds hit early this morning:
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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