Hurricane Idalia
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Flocks of flamingos have been blown into the US from Hurricane Idalia

Bird enthusiasts are flocking to see an incredibly rare occurrence of flamingos popping up all over the eastern U.S. after they were blown in by Hurricane Idalia.
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Flamingo in Fort De Soto Park, South-southwest of St. Petersburg, Fla. on Sept. 2, 2023.
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President Biden visits areas hit by hurricane Idalia

The President pledged the Federal Government's total support for residents. He was joined by Florida Republican Sen. Rick Scott, but not by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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VIDEO: President Biden visits areas hit by hurricane Idalia
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Biden says 'I don't know' what happened with DeSantis meeting in Florida

President Joe Biden says he doesn't know what happened to plans for a meeting with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as he surveys Hurricane Idalia damage in Florida.
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In this Nov. 14, 2022, file photo, President Joe Biden speaks at a news conference. | Florida Governor and Republican U.S. president candidate attends a barbecue in Rye, N.H.
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Florida residents lose homes, belongings to Hurricane Idalia

ABC News' Em Nguyen reports on the destruction Hurricane Idalia left in its path and speaks to Florida residents who lost everything.
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VIDEO: Florida residents lose homes, belongings to Hurricane Idalia
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Cleanup from Idalia continues

ABC News’ Rob Marciano is in Savannah, Georgia, as residents continue to deal with the aftermath of Idalia.
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VIDEO: Cleanup from Idalia continues
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FEMA official: ‘We’re not picking and choosing in the response phase’

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with FEMA Deputy Assistant Administrator Colt Hagmaier about recovery efforts following Idalia and on Maui, as well as funding concerns as climate-driven disasters worsen.
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VIDEO: FEMA official: ‘We’re not picking and choosing in the response phase’
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Rip currents hit East Coast as Florida surveys hurricane damage

Rip currents flowing out toward the ocean can quickly pull swimmers away from the shore.
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VIDEO: Rip currents hit East Coast as Florida surveys hurricane damage
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Tracking where Idalia is headed

ABC News Senior Meteorologist Rob Marciano has the latest on Tropical Storm Idalia.
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VIDEO: Tracking where Idalia is headed
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Hurricane Idalia rips through safe haven for manatees in Florida

Hurricane Idalia, a Category 3 hurricane, brought storm surge and flooding to the Big Bend region.
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Manatees swim near Crystal River, Fla.
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Driver recounts violent winds that flipped her car

South Carolina resident Malaijha Smoke recounts her harrowing experience of wind flipping her car into the air and off the road as tropical storm Idalia moved through.
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VIDEO: Driver recounts violent winds that flipped her car
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Biden visits the FEMA office following Hurricane Idalia

The president commended the efforts of FEMA staff.
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VIDEO: Biden visits the FEMA office following Hurricane Idalia
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Charleston recovering from high waters, possible tornadoes after Idalia

Charleston City Councilman Herb Sass talks about how his city is dealing with high water levels as the areas continues to be affected by the tropical storm.
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VIDEO: Charleston recovering from high waters, possible tornadoes after Idalia
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Tracking Hurricane Idalia’s damage after Category 3 landfall

ABC News’ Ike Ejiochi is in Tampa where crews are working to survey damage and residents are getting back to their homes after Hurricane Idalia slammed Florida.
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VIDEO: Tracking Hurricane Idalia’s damage after Category 3 landfall
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Idalia pounds Carolinas with heavy rain, strong winds

ABC News senior meteorologist Rob Marciano reports on the damage from the tropical storm.
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VIDEO: Idalia pounds Carolinas with heavy rain, strong winds
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Red Cross deploys hundreds of disaster volunteers to Florida

The American Red Cross sent volunteers to help those impacted by Hurricane Idalia in the Sunshine State.
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VIDEO: Red Cross deploys hundreds of disaster volunteers to Florida
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Cedar Key takes direct hit from Hurricane Idalia

Michael Bobbitt, a resident of Cedar Key, Florida, speaks to ABC News after riding out the storm at his home on the island.
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VIDEO: Cedar Key takes direct hit from Hurricane Idalia
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Tropical storm moves north after causing damaging tornadoes and severe flooding

After Hurricane Idalia brought heavy wind and rain to Florida, the storm is still causing damage as it heads north.
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VIDEO: Tropical storm moves north after causing damaging tornadoes and severe flooding
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Idalia causes major flooding in Charleston

Tropical Storm Idalia slammed into South Carolina on Wednesday night, creating a storm surge that breached the Charleston Battery.
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VIDEO: Idalia causes major flooding in Charleston
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Idalia impacts Labor Day travel weekend plans

The weather is causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations.
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VIDEO: Idalia impacts Labor Day travel weekend plans
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Where Idalia is heading next

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports on the latest conditions of the tropical storm as it makes its way around the East Coast.
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VIDEO: Where Idalia is heading next
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Hurricane Idalia pummels Florida with catastrophic winds and storm surge

Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Florida's Big Bend region Wednesday morning as a powerful Category 3 storm.
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VIDEO:  Hurricane Idalia pummels Florida with catastrophic winds and storm surge
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Cedar Key opens up to residents following Idalia storm landfall

ABC News’ Mireya Villarreal obtained access into Cedar Key, Florida, where business owners assessed damages to their restaurants after Idalia made landfall.
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VIDEO: Cedar Key opens up to residents following Idalia storm landfall
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Tallahassee mayor on Idalia: Storm damage ‘could've been much worse’

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey on restoring power to thousands of customers and helping neighboring communities after Idalia made landfall on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
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VIDEO: Tallahassee mayor on Idalia: Storm damage ‘could've been much worse’
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Savannah mayor: ‘40,000 people are without power’ despite storm subsiding

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Savannah, Georgia Mayor Van Johnson on Idalia’s impact on the city as well as what resources and aid he estimates the residents will need to recover.
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VIDEO: Savannah mayor: ‘40,000 people are without power’ despite storm subsiding
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Myrtle Beach mayor on the coastal town’s preparations for Idalia

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Mayor Brenda Bethune on the preparations for Idalia’s impact and what visitors to the city should be doing as the storm arrives.
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VIDEO: Myrtle Beach mayor on the coastal town’s preparations for Idalia
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Hurricane Idalia slams Florida's Big Bend

Strong winds snapped trees, peeled off roofs and prompted record-breaking storm surge after the powerful hurricane made landfall Wednesday.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Idalia slams Florida's Big Bend
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Storm surge from Hurricane Idalia washes away home

Storm surge caused by Hurricane Idalia washes away a home in Florida's Horseshoe Beach.
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VIDEO: Storm surge from Hurricane Idalia washes away home
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Chopper footages shows extensive flooding, damage from Hurricane Idalia

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Florida assessed damage from Hurricane Idalia as chopper footage reveals extensive flooding in the area.
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VIDEO: Chopper footages shows extensive flooding, damage from Hurricane Idalia
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American Red Cross is on the ground assisting hard-hit areas in hurricane zone

Spokesperson for the American Red Cross joins ABC News to explain the response to this storm.
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VIDEO: American Red Cross is on the ground assisting hard-hit areas in hurricane zone
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South Carolina is in the path of Idalia’s destruction

Mayor of Myrtle Beach Brenda Bethune discusses storm as it moves north.
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VIDEO: South Carolina is in the path of Idalia’s destruction
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Idalia tracker: See the tropical storm's latest path

Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Florida Wednesday morning.
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Zeke Pierce rides his paddle board down the middle of a flooded Bayshore Blvd in downtown in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 30, 2023.
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Thousands without power in Wakulla County, Florida, after Idalia makes landfall

Wakulla County officials say wind gusts during the storm knocked down power lines across the county.
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VIDEO: Thousands without power in Wakulla County, Florida, after Idalia makes landfall
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Hundreds of thousands of customers remain without power in Florida

The president of Duke Energy in Florida joins ABC News to explain how they are helping residents experiencing this outage.
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VIDEO: Hundreds of thousands of customers remain without power in Florida
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Georgia counties issues emergency declarations during Idalia

Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn joins ABC News to explain how his county is preparing for the storm.
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VIDEO: Georgia counties issues emergency declarations during Idalia
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Gainesville mayor discusses storm damage from Idalia

Gainesville, Florida, Mayor Harvey Ward discusses strong winds and dangerous flooding in his city.
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VIDEO: Gainesville mayor discusses storm damage from Idalia
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Latest on Hurricane Idalia’s impacts in Florida

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee joins us from Treasure Island, Florida, with the latest on Hurricane Idalia.
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VIDEO: Latest on Hurricane Idalia’s impacts in Florida
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Hurricane Idalia makes landfall near Tampa, Florida

Public safety director Steve Litschauer discusses the damage to Manatee County.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Idalia makes landfall near Tampa, Florida
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President Biden delivers remarks on Hurricane Idalia, Maui wildfires

The president reaffirmed that federal teams are prepared to mobilize support wherever needed.
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VIDEO: President Biden delivers remarks on Hurricane Idalia, Maui wildfires
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FEMA administrator calls Idalia worst storm to hit Florida's Big Bend in 100 years

Deanne Criswell will travel to Florida Wednesday in preparation to assess the damage with Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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VIDEO: FEMA director calls Idalia strongest storm to hit Florida in 100 years
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Residents in Belleair, Florida, are under mandatory evacuation order

Belleair Mayor Michael Wilkinson explains how his town is handling the dangerous flood waters and power outages.
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VIDEO: Residents in Belleair, Florida, are under mandatory evacuation order
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Some residents stay home rather than evacuate their city ahead of storm

Lisa Benson, resident of Pinellas Park, Florida, joins ABC News to explain how she prepared for Hurricane Idalia ahead of its landfall.
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VIDEO: Some residents stay home rather than evacuate their city ahead of storm
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Florida airports close ahead of Idalia’s landfall

Airports In Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota have already closed, causing flight delays and cancellations across the country.
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VIDEO: Florida airports close ahead of Idalia’s landfall
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Cedar Key resident talks about riding out Hurricane Idalia

Michael Bobbit, a resident of Cedar Key, Florida, rode out the storm in his house boat.
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VIDEO: Cedar Key resident talks about riding out Hurricane Idalia
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Gov. DeSantis gives update on Idalia

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis provides an update on Hurricane Idalia and the state's plans for recovery.
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VIDEO: Georgia Gov. DeSantis gives update on Idalia
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Ways you can prepare for a hurricane

FEMA advises to plan ahead before a hurricane strikes.
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FEMA advises to plan ahead before a hurricane strikes.
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Treasure Island, Florida, floods as Hurricane Idalia makes landfall

Treasure Island Mayor Tyler Payne joins ABC News Live anchor Diane Macedo after major flooding hits the town.
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VIDEO: Treasure Island, Florida, floods as Hurricane Idalia makes landfall
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Florida Highway Patrol says 1 person is dead in Pasco County

Andy Fossa, director of emergency management for Pasco County, joins ABC News to talk about Hurricane Idalia.
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VIDEO: Florida Highway Patrol says 1 person is dead in Pasco County
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Georgia Gov. Kemp gives update on Idalia

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp delivers an update on Idalia as it is downgraded to a category 1 hurricane.
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VIDEO: Georgia Gov. Kemp gives update on Idalia
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Florida residents prepare for a long recovery after the arrival of Hurricane Idalia

Gen. Russel L. Honoré, an expert on disaster preparedness, talks about the lasting impact of Idalia.
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VIDEO: Florida residents prepare for a long recovery after the arrival of Hurricane Idalia
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Idalia takes aim at Florida’s Big Bend

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee is in Treasure Island, Florida, with the timing and track of Hurricane Idalia and the potential storm surge threat the area faces.
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VIDEO: Idalia takes aim at Florida’s Big Bend