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The Calm After the Storm: Cleaning Up After Hurricane Irma

The big hurricane of the season for our area just roared through. This was one of the most powerful storms I can remember there being in the Tampa Bay area since I’ve been alive. We’re fortunate enough to have only had minor damage compared to what could have occurred. Still, there was a lot of destruction throughout the area. A big part of Continue reading The Calm After the Storm: Cleaning Up After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma Surf Pictures from 880 Mandalay Avenue

Hurricane Irma Video

Memorial Causeway is Opening At 4pm

About 25 minutes from now, at 4pm, the Clearwater police at the Memorial Causeway  bridge are expecting to open the bridge back up to traffic. This will allow traffic to flow regularly to and from Clearwater Beach.  There are still high winds, but the storm surge and flooding doesn’t look terribly catastrophic  from the mainland.  Beachgoers will soon get their first look at the islands after the storm. I’m also hoping to bring you the first Hurricane Irma surf report as soon as the islands open back up.

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