Tropical Storm Debby

A crowd gathers at the home of Jeff Bush after he was consumed by a sinkhole. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Florida Gets Federal Grant To Study Sinkholes

Starting this fall, the Florida Geological Survey and the Florida Division of Emergency Management will spend three years assessing the risk for potential sinkholes statewide. The project will begin with a yearlong pilot study in Hamilton, Columbia and Suwannee counties.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2013

A sheriff in the Mill Run area wades through high flood water from Tropical Storm Debby in New Port Richey, (Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

More Than $15M in Debby Disaster aid Approved

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More than $15 million in state and federal disaster aid is headed for Florida victims of Tropical Storm Debby. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said that’s how much assistance […]

CBS Tampa–07/21/2012

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Pinellas Says Debby Caused Up To $20M In Damage

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Officials say Tropical Storm Debby caused as much as $20 million in damage to beaches in one Tampa Bay-area county. Pinellas County officials said Wednesday that sand stripped from beaches by […]

07/12/2012

A sheriff in the Mill Run area wades through high flood water from Tropical Storm Debby in New Port Richey, (Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Feds Approve Additional Assistance For Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The federal government has approved public assistance for 20 counties included in the federal disaster declaration resulting from Tropical Storm Debby’s visit to the state Eight deaths were attributed to last […]

07/09/2012

File photo of a crew clean-up after Tropical Storm Debby. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Critically Injured While Clearing Debby Debris

A north Florida public works employee was struck by a utility pole that snapped while he was clearing debris from Tropical Storm Debby.

07/04/2012

Tropical Storm Debby Causes Coastal Flooding On Florida's Gulf Coast

Obama Declares Florida Disaster Area After Debby

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster area for the state of Florida as a result of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Debby. The president ordered federal aid to […]

CBS Tampa–07/04/2012

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Body Found Floating In Pond In Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hillsborough Sheriff’s officials say man’s body has been found in a pond. But it’s unclear whether the death is due to Tropical Storm Debby. The body was found Friday near an […]

06/29/2012

Pasco Man in Floodwater Died of Drowning

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a man whose body was found in Tampa Bay area floodwaters shortly after Tropical Storm Debby swept through the area died from drowning. A medical examiner said […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2012

Tropical Storm Debby

Florida Officials Say 7 State Deaths Related to Debby

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials said Thursday that Tropical Storm Debby was responsible for seven deaths in the state. State emergency operations spokeswoman Jessica Sims said that two people died in Pinellas County, […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2012

Tropical Storm Debby Causes Coastal Flooding On Florida's Gulf Coast

Debby Floods Neighborhoods in Northern Florida

SOPCHOPPY, Fla. (AP) — Debby destroyed homes and businesses, washed away roads and flooded neighborhoods in Florida before the once-large tropical storm drifted out to sea Wednesday, leaving behind a sopping mes At least three […]

CBS Tampa–06/28/2012

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