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Double threat shapes up as Tropical Storm Idalia and Hurricane Franklin intensify

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2023
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NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER / NOAA

Two storms were intensifying Monday as the Atlantic hurricane season was getting into full swing.  Tropical Storm Idalia was off the coast of Cuba on a potential track to come ashore as a major hurricane in the southern U.S., the National Hurricane Center said.

At a Monday morning news conference, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told residents to prepare for "major impacts" on the Gulf coast.

"We do expect Hurricane Idalia to be a major hurricane that will strike the state of Florida," he said.  

President Joe Biden spoke with DeSantis earlier Monday...

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