Posted By Givens Givens Sparks || Jul 3, 2012
It's nearly been one week since Tropical Storm Debby inundated Florida with torrential rain as it slowly made its way up the Gulf of Mexico and out into the Atlantic Ocean. News reports keep coming out about damage across the state. In this report by FirstCoastNews.com, residents of Suwanee County are shown discussing the increase in sinkhole damage from the heavy rains from Debby.
WCTV.com, out of Tallahassee, also reported from Live Oak. This report mentions chest deep water in downtown Live Oak during the storm, and the multitude of sinkholes that have opened up since. According to the report, two businesses have been forced to close down due to sinkhole damage.
The GainesvilleSun.com reported on damage in north Marion County. A sinkhole in US 441 has caused lanes to be closed for at least three days, as workers attempt to fill the hole, and test to ensure that their remediation efforts have worked.