As Florida Preps for Storm That Was Erika, Caribbean Tallies Damage

August 31, 2015 3:12 AM

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As Florida Preps for Storm That Was Erika, Caribbean Tallies Damage

Only remnants of the tropical storm that used to be Erika barreled toward Florida on Sunday night, but the state was still preparing for what the National Weather Service described as strong winds and heavy rain, and the governor was still urging vigilance.

Erika began weakening Saturday after it killed at least 20 people in the Caribbean last week and caused Florida Gov. Rick Scott to issue a state of emergency Friday. Flood watches were in effect from southern Georgia to Miami, The Weather Channel reported, and rip currents were expected all the way ...

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