Tropcial Strom

Due to Tropcial cyclone Idalia, several airports in Florida have closed.

Gainesville Regional Airport said early this morning that no planes will operate until today evening, or at 5 p.m. ET. There is no shelter at the airport. Stay secure!”

Airport effected due toTropcial cyclone

In anticipation of the Tropcial cyclone, Tampa International Airport had shuttered yesterday. A similar closure was announced at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport yesterday afternoon, with a planned 3 p.m. reopening today. Although Jacksonville International Airport is still open, cancellations are anticipated throughout day.

Despite closing overnight, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport was open and operating this morning. The Tallahassee International Airport, which likewise shut down last night, plans to open again the following morning.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, sea levels were rising as Idalia approached shore, with one tide station already recording water that was 6 feet over the average high tide.

Big Bend was battered by the most powerful storm since the 19th century.

The Big Bend area has not had a stronger hurricane than Idalia in 127 years. With 125 mph winds, it tied the Unnamed Hurricane of 1896.

Power outage due to Tropcial cyclone

160,000 or more utility customers are without electricity

According to poweroutage.us, as Idalia made landfall in Florida, more than 160,000 consumers were without electricity.

Tropcial cyclone

Around 8 a.m. ET, the website said that more than 17,000 people were without power in Leon County and more than 11,400 customers were without electricity in Wakulla County.

flood due to Tropcial cyclone

In St. Petersburg, one person was saved from flooding.

Twin City Mobile Home Park was visited by at least one individual early today, according to St. Petersburg police.

Officials warned residents to avoid flooded regions while sharing shocking video images of mobile homes and automobiles drowned in several feet of storm surge.

Despite being downgraded to a Category 3 hurricane, Idalia still poses a threat.

According to the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, which assigns storms a 1 to 5 rating based only on their maximum sustained wind speed and anticipated catastrophic property damage, “devastating damage will occur.”

Hurricane categary

According to the scale, a Category 3 hurricane with winds between 111 and 129 mph will cause “major damage” to “well-built framed homes,” but ignores other possible dangers such storm surge, downpour floods, and tornadoes.

Around 7:45 a.m. ET, Idalia made landfall close to Keaton Beach on Florida’s Big Bend coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.

According to the NOAA, it had maximum sustained winds that were predicted to be approximately 125 mph, and on its current course, it was traveling north northeast at 18 mph.

Tropcial cyclone

The hurricane center reported that the storm is producing destructive winds and a devastating storm surge.

Idalia would be the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the Florida state capital, according to Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey.

He told that the city’s biggest concerns were “the wind, the trees, and the powerlines,” adding that employees had been preparing for the storm for a week.

“Stay home and stay in place,” Dailey urged the populace.

Numerous thousand flights have been postponed or cancelled.

More than a thousand flights into and out of the United States have already been canceled or delayed, according to FlightAware, seriously disrupting air traffic.

Not all county residents have complied with requests to vacate the places in Idalia’s route, according to governor Ron DeSantis.

He claimed that while most individuals paid attention to the warning, others did not heed the instructions to evacuate.

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