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Marion County Monitors Tropical Storm Michael

MARION COUNTY -- As tropical storm Michael brews towards the gulf, the Marion County Sheriffs Office Emergency Management announces a close watch on the storm. Tropical storm Michael is projected to become a category 2…

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Hurricane Florence- Overnight Update and Recent Deaths

More than a million people were told to evacuate prior to Hurricane Florence. South Carolina's governor, Henry McMaster, advised 8 counties along the 187 mile coastline to evacuate on Tuesday. Hurricane Florence made landfall about…

Hurricane Florence Advances

The outer bands of Hurricane Florence made contact with North Carolina barrier islands on Thursday. Wind speeds subsided slightly following the storm's crossing of the Atlantic's continental shelf, thus placing the storm within the first…

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Lake County to begin second pass on storm…

TAVARES – Lake County will complete its first pass of Hurricane Irma storm debris collection on county maintained roads by Nov. 30, then will begin the second pass to include both storm-related vegetative debris and construction debris.…

FEMA Opening Mobile Disaster Recovery Center

TAVARES, Fla - The Federal Emergency Management Agency, better known as FEMA, has announced it will be opening a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for Lake County residents and businesses. The DRC is intended to help…

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Governor Scott Declares State of Emergency

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -  Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Emily early morning of July 31. The declaration came when Tropical Depression Six was upgraded to Tropical Storm Emily.…