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Hurricane Idalia touches down in Florida as Ron DeSantis urges 'Don’t put your life at risk by doing anything dumb at this point'

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2023
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Hurricane Idalia made landfall on Florida’s west coast as a catastrophic Category 3 storm on Wednesday and unleashed life-threatening storm surges and rainfall across an area that has never before received such pummeling. More than 230,000 customers were without electricity as trees snapped by strong winds brought down power lines and rushing water covered streets. Along the coast, some homes were submerged to near their rooftops and structures crumpled. As the eye moved inland, destructive winds shredded signs and sent sheet metal flying. “We have multiple trees down, debris in...

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