Posted by: Salty | August 20, 2008

Fay Causes Major Flooding in St. Lucie County, Florida

Over 9000 homes are reportedly damaged after Saint Lucie County recieved 15 inches of rainfall from Tropical Storm Fay. County officials said that they expected only a few inches and were caught off guard when the storm became stationary off the southeastern coast of Florida.

Presently, the storm has moved back out into the Atlantic, but is expected to turn back toward the northeastern coast of Florida within the next 24 hours. The coastal area between Altamaha Sound, Georgia and Flagler Beach, Florida. The area between Altamaha Sound and the Savannah River is under a tropical storm watch.

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  1. That sounds like a nightmare. I am a former flood victim – I lost my home to a flood and had to rebuild it from scratch. I started a blog at http://harvardtohardhat.com/ to help disaster victims rebuild their homes. I hope it helps some of the victims down in Florida.


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