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Florida rushes to make its final preparations before Hurricane Idalia makes landfall

Posted on AllSides August 29th, 2023
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Rebecca Blackwell/AP

Florida officials are urging residents along the Gulf Coast to finish making their storm preparations on Tuesday before Hurricane Idalia makes landfall in the state Wednesday morning.

The storm was upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane early Tuesday, and forecasters say Idalia could be a fierce Category 3 storm by the time it comes ashore in the continental U.S., bringing destructive winds and life-threatening storm surge to some areas.

"You still have time this morning to be able to make your final preparations if you are in one...

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