FEMA Chief to Florida: Treat Hurricane Idalia 'Seriously'

Posted on AllSides August 29th, 2023
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The top Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) official warned Floridians during a Tuesday press conference to treat the approaching Hurricane Idalia "seriously." "I know that the people of Florida are no stranger to storms, and I encourage all Floridians to take this storm seriously," FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell said. According to the National Hurricane Center, Idalia is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane before it hits the Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning. Classified as a major hurricane, a Category 3 storm is capable of causing "devastating damage," with...

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