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Hurricane Hermine Hammers Florida

Hurricane Hermine Hammers Florida

A news reporter near a sea wall in Cedar Key, Florida, is covered by a wave as Hurricane Hermine nears the coast. Hermine uprooted trees, flooded streets and blew out power Friday as the hurricane swept across Florida's Gulf coast, grinding down to tropical strength as it moved north into Georgia. A homeless man was killed by a falling tree, Florida Governor Rick Scott said. Hermine made landfall early Friday, bringing heavy rains and packing winds of 80 mph (130 km/h), causing damage and leaving tens of thousands of households without power along Florida's Gulf coast. "It is a mess...we have high water in numerous places," Virgil Sandlin, the police chief in Cedar Key, Florida, told a news channel

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