Idalia is forecast to become a major hurricane upon landfall in Florida. Models are predicting a more eastern track, near Big Bend and the Nature Coast but preparations should still be made statewide as the track is still subject to change.
Many residents say they’re prepared and ready to make quick moves in the event of a hurricane. That’s because a lot of them were here during Hurricane Michael. But they aren’t the only ones getting ready for the season. In fact, emergency officials have been preparing all year.
By The Associated Press and GRACE GARCES BORDALLO and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER Associated Press
Chainsaws buzzed Friday as neighbors helped each other clear toppled trees and began cleaning the wreckage of Typhoon Mawar, which walloped Guam as the strongest typhoon to hit the island in over two decades but appeared to have passed without leaving death or massive destruction in its wake.