Florida Politic contributor Milt Hays Jr. visited Suwannee County, Florida recently and took some photos of ongoing flooding in that area… The first photo is of a field off of SR 252. Is was taken on Sunday, July 29, 2012 and the area is indicated by the red star on the below map… The second … Read more
This blog featured Florida’s water woes and its impact on Keystone Heights, Florida area lakes. After receiving multiple inches of rain from Tropical Storms Beryl and Debby, many hoped it would end the crisis. Not so fast…read about it in the Florida Times-Union.
A few days ago I wrote about recent rains in Florida and how all of the standing water means to be on the lookout for swarms of mosquitoes…well those pesky blood suckers are swarming now. Tropical storm Debby left the area on June 26, 2012 after dropping 11.35″ of rain on our yard (other areas … Read more
Several major rain events across Florida over the past couple of months has created a lot of standing water. And a lot standing water breeds swarms of mosquitoes. There are 80 species of mosquitoes that have been identified in Florida. There are more species in Florida than in any other state. 33 species of mosquitoes … Read more
During Tropical Storm Debby, I recorded a three day storm total of 11.35 inches in our rain guage on the south side of Mill Cove in Fort Caroline. Other areas saw substantially more rain. Black Creek and other tributaries south of us are experiencing flooding. Because the St Johns River flows north, that water is … Read more
It’s the day after Debby and she has passed through North Florida. Debby is now a tropical depression and is out in the Atlantic. I went out to Jacksonville Beach this afternoon the check conditions. It was very windy and there was some pretty heave surf. Sand and sea foam was flying everywhere and there … Read more
06/26/2012 6:00pm EDT Update: This update includes a news roundup, latest NWS rainfall totals graphic, some photos I took throughout the day. It is raining hard right now. Click here for the latest radar image loop. Update: News Roundup – Latest forecast cone for Tropical Storm Debby. Update: 5:00pm National Hurricane Center Public Advisory Summary. … Read more