FL mobilizes rescue services as Idalia’s eye passes over state; some roads still impassable

Hurricane Idalia’s eye is now over Georgia. Credit: National Hurricane Center

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As Hurricane Idalia’s eye has crossed into Georgia, parts of the state remain inaccessible as officials begin recovery and inspection efforts, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday.

“The state is still being impacted by the storm’s bands, and we’re seeing that particularly in the northern part of the state,” DeSantis said at a press conference at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee.

The Florida National Guard is conducting high-water vehicle rescues in multiple parts of the state dealing with flooding and storm surges. State Road

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