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Alabama NewsCenter — Alabama Power assisting in Georgia as Hurricane Idalia makes landfall : The Alabama Weather Blog

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By: Alabama News Center Staff

Hurricane Idalia slammed into the west coast of Florida this morning as a high-end, Category 3 storm, moving in a northeasterly track toward Georgia.

Along with the storm came a surge of rising water levels along the Gulf Coast from Tampa Bay around Florida’s Big Bend toward Panama City.

According to the National Hurricane Center, Idalia made landfall about 7:45 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) near Keaton Beach, Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. It is the eighth major hurricane to make landfall along the Gulf Coast since 2017.

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2023-08-30 23:00:33

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